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Amnesty International 6h
Finally. Taner Kılıç is reunited with his family after more than fourteen months behind bars.
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Gauri van Gulik 6h
Tears of joy as hugs family after 14 endless months in prison. I hope all other rights defenders and journalists in prison in will have this moment. But with joy comes anger: what was this suffering for?
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Joanne Lin Aug 14
Read latest edition of ⁦⁩ Human Rights on Capitol Hill! ⁦⁩ advocacy directors testify at congressional hearings on Cameroon Myanmar. Detained mother speaks at briefing on mass family detention.
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Amnesty International 8h
No child should ever be faced with the decision of risking their life or never seeing their parents again. Enough. Where are the children, ?
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National Center for Transgender Equality 10h
Last month, we joined in calling for Alejandra's release. Her pleas have been ignored, her appeals rejected, and she is still held in ICE custody. Mateo De La Torre, our Racial & Economic Justice Policy Advocate, spoke to about her case.
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Amnesty International 10h
Victory! Amnesty Turkey chair, Taner Kılıç, to be freed after more than a year behind bars.
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Kumi Naidoo 13h
Delighted that the courts in have finally decided to release ’s honorary chair ! But our struggle will continue for the full freedom of all those who are unjustly detained in Turkey
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Ryan A. Mace Aug 13
Proud that my home state joined 270+ state leaders in a letter to urging him to set a reasonable refugee admissions goal next fiscal year. Refugees bring so much to our communities. We are better because of them.
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Governor Jay Inslee Aug 9
Immigrants & refugees built this country. With 25 million seeking refuge from violence & persecution worldwide — half of whom are children — I am calling on President Trump to stop turning his back on American values. We have always been a beacon of hope.
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Governor Mark Dayton Aug 10
This week, Gov. Dayton joined over 250 local and state officials from across the country to urge President Trump to welcome at least 75,000 refugees to the United States in 2019. Read More:
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Amnesty International Aug 14
Want to join our team of human rights defenders? Check out our new job postings!
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Amnesty International Aug 13
We all have human rights when interacting w/ law enforcement: Right to life Right to security of the person Right to freedom from discrimination Right to equal protection of the law Tell your CA senator will help to better protect these rights!
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Amnesty International Aug 13
U.S. police kill approximately 1,000 people every year. In California, in 2017 alone, police killed 172 people, this must stop! Take action to -
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Lilián Sánchez Aug 13
RT if you agree police should only be able to use lethal force when necessary as a last resort! CA’s would do this! Call your CA state senator and urge them to support respect for human life and advance
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Amnesty International Aug 8
Become a human rights defender! ✊🏿🕯️📢💪🏾
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Amnesty International Aug 12
Replying to @realDonaldTrump
When persists in promoting policies that target and imperil the rights of people of color, immigrants, refugees, Muslims and others, it is more important than ever that people take action against institutionalized discrimination.
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Amnesty International Aug 12
One year ago in we saw the tragic results of what happens when authorities fail to ensure the safety of those targeted by the hateful ideology of white supremacy. We stand .
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Amnesty International Aug 10
Some build a wall. We are building a . Show your support for refugees with the radical act of welcoming them in your own community.
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Amnistía Internacional Argentina Aug 10
💚Gracias por la solidaridad. El aborto en Argentina 🇦🇷 / 💚Thanks for the solidarity. Abortion in Argentina
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Daphne Eviatar Aug 10
Just to underscore that Trump's new CIA director Gina Haspel oversaw illegal acts of torture and got promoted for it instead of being charged with war crimes:
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