AmnestyInternational

AmnestyInternational


We've been fighting the bad guys since 1961 - you can join us! Official Amnesty International USA profile - RTs≠endorsements.

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Women and other people who might need abortions in Poland have sustained attacks against their rights again and again, and will not stop fighting for their right to abortion care. We stand with them every step of the way.

The next Congress and President will have to tackle many human rights crises brought on by the pandemic, the economic downturn, record numbers of displaced people, and the rising tide of hate & racism around the world, warns AIUSA’s@JoanneLinDC .

Amid fears of violence around the presidential election, now is the time to put pressure on your government officials to prevent any human rights violations that may occur before or after the election. Use our guide for ways you can help defend freedom:

"We demand freedom of the press to tell the truth. We will fight disinformation and attempts to crack down on reporters' work." Are you with us? Take action:

Human rights standards require law enforcement to facilitate peaceful protest, not hinder it

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Nigerians have taken to the streets demanding an end to police brutality, extrajudicial executions and extortion SARS. On Oct. 20, 12 peaceful protesters were reportedly shot dead when the army opened fire on protesters. Take action: #EndSARS 

You have the right to live free from discrimination

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It is not enough to just dissolve the SARS unit. There must be accountability and justice for the abuses committed by SARS in Nigeria. #endSARS 

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We have received credible but disturbing evidence that Nigerian security forces have killed demonstrators protesting police brutality in Lagos. Investigations are underway. #EndSARS 

We really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really need everyone to remember that seeking asylum is a fundamental human right.

Opening fire on peaceful protesters is a blatant violation of people’s rights to life, dignity and freedom of expression. The Lekki massacre must be investigated. #EndSARS 

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US can't tell other countries to improve their records on policing and peaceful assembly if it won't clean up its own human rights record

Stop killing Black people. Stop attacking peaceful protesters. Stop enabling racism and white supremacy. Stop arresting journalists. Stop allowing police violence. Just stop. #BlackLivesMatter  #RightsNow 

Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime. Protest is not a crime.

Concerned about reports of force against protesters in #StandingRock . Peaceful protest is a human right and police must show restraint.

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BREAKING: We are issuing a rare call for a halt to a vote on President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the #SCOTUS  unless and until any information relevant to Kavanaugh’s possible involvement in human rights violations.

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Just a reminder.... Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights. Trans rights are human rights.

BREAKING: We have withdrawn our highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for.

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