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Amnesty International USA 3h
China denies 12 detained HKers, incl 1 child, access to family-hired lawyers. 4 lawyers were threatened & dropped the cases. Families received no news about the 12, who are at risk of torture & unfair trials. Tell China to stop violating their human rights
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Amnesty International USA 4h
In July, LGBTI rights defender Mohamed al-Bokari attended his first trial. He was sentenced to 10 mos in prison and will be deported back to Yemen where he is at risk. He has had no legal representation throughout detention and trial. Take action:
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Amnesty International USA 5h
"Women's rights are an essential part of the overall human rights agenda, trained on the equal dignity and ability to live in freedom all people should enjoy." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Amnesty International USA 5h
The curtain allows older people to re-establish contact with their loved ones, united families who were unable to see each other due to COVID-19 restrictions. We celebrate communities coming together.
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Amnesty International USA 7h
On Aug 31, writer Yang Hengjun finally met with an Australian consular representative and his lawyer. There are grave concerns that he might be subjected to torture without continued regular access to consular & lawyer’s visits. Take action:
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Amnesty International USA 8h
The Slovak Parliament is debating a bill that would impose new barriers on abortion care, endangering the health and wellbeing of women and girls, and all people who could be seeking an abortion. Take action, parliament must urgently reject this bill:
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Amnesty International USA 10h
Residents in PA, TX & DC will see billboards popping up just a few miles away from their local ICE detention facilities to bring awareness to the reality that children and families are STILL being held. We demand . Take action:
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Daphne Eviatar 12h
Thank you for your tireless efforts to end authorization for an ever-expanding war that’s destroyed countless civilian lives around the world
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Amnesty International USA 11h
There are nearly 80M forcibly displaced people worldwide searching for a safe place to call home, about 26M of whom are refugees. Thank you to all the lawmakers who joined us in support of .
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Amnesty International USA 13h
This week's report of a whistleblower alleging that detained women in Georgia were subject to unwanted hysterectomies without their full consent is deeply alarming. 👩‍👩‍👧 Text FreeTheFamilies to 21-333 to take action and demand that ICE free children and parents together. 👩‍👩‍👧
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Amnesty International USA 14h
Want to help end gun violence? Get your certificate of activism with our new free online course:
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Amnesty International USA 16h
The Cambodian authorities must end their relentless assault on young activists and others peacefully expressing their political opinions.
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Ryan A. Mace Sep 17
Today, 540 bipartisan elected leaders from all 50 states & DC released a letter to President Trump expressing their strong support for resettling refugees in their communities & urging the US welcome more refugees in the coming fiscal year. The US stands for .
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Ryan A. Mace Sep 17
refugees in Bangladesh must be given the right to participate in decisions affecting their lives & speak for themselves. Check out 's latest campaign digest to learn more. now.
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News From Amnesty Sep 16
SAVE THE DATE - **TUES 29 SEPT, 18.00BST** Online panel discussion with to discuss , US police violence and the future of anti-racist movements on both sides of the Atlantic Free! Register via link in the event notice
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Amnesty International USA Sep 17
Activism works.
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Amnesty International USA Sep 17
We absolutely condemn police use of spit hoods. They can be extremely dangerous, especially when a person is already in distress.
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Amnesty International USA Sep 17
On June 23, after suffering a violent assault, human rights activist Sanaa Seif was arrested by the Egyptian security forces outside the Public Prosecutor’s office in New Cairo, where she was waiting to file a complaint. Take action now:
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Amnesty International USA Sep 17
“We were seeking safety and they locked us away.” For the next 4 weeks, residents in Pennsylvania, Texas and DC will be greeted by billboards in their communities demanding they have detained.
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Amnesty International USA Sep 17
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Peaceful protesters should not be seen as the enemy. Just as Amnesty International documented, the use of force in Lafayette Square was excessive and violated protesters' human rights.
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