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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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This is how Cambodian authorities are trying to silence outspoken labour activists in the country.

Today marks one year since Aleksei Navalny was imprisoned on false politically motivated charges for being the Kremlin’s most vocal critic. We demand Navalny’s unconditional release and justice for all the victims of politically motivated persecution in Russia

Today we celebrate #MLKDay  and all of Dr. King's work towards justice and human rights. ”Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” - #MLK 

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“Amnesty International said the protests are ‘a direct consequence of the authorities' widespread repression of basic human rights.’”

URGENT: Matthew Reeves is facing execution in Alabama on January 27, 2022. His death sentence has been upheld despite compelling claims that he has an intellectual disability. Join us in calling on @LtGovIvey  to commute the death sentence.

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“There must be a recognition on the part of everybody in this nation that America is still a racist country...And we will never solve the problem of racism until there is a recognition of the fact that racism still stands at the center of so much of our nation.” - #MLK  #MLKDayDay 

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Meet Vira and Anna. They're feminist and LGBTI activists driving Ukraine's equality revolution. They just want to continue their work without threats, intimidation of violence. #W4R2021  No one should live in fear for being who they are. Take action!

Since the military seized power in a coup at the beginning of 2021, millions of people in Myanmar are facing a looming food crisis. The Myanmar military must stop blocking aid and allow humanitarian access now. People's lives are at stake.

Is your country rolling out the vaccine equally and non-discriminately? Here are 5 questions you should ask:

“Until the United States is willing to shut the prison down, transfer detainees to places where their human rights will be respected...the legacy of the US prison at Guantanamo Bay will continue to be one of flagrant human rights abuses.”- @deviatar 

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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.

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

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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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.

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.

“The new onslaught of abuses by Amhara forces against Tigrayan civilians remaining in several towns in western Tigray should ring alarm bells,” said @jgmariner , Director of Crisis Response for @AmnestyOnline 

Students beaten up. More than 30 dead. Over 1000 arrested. And 500 detained. Defend India's right to peacefully protest.

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