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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Here's why we need to pass the Global HER Act (hint: abortion is a human right) Sign the petition >>>

Every action taken has an impact. We work together for human rights for everyone, everywhere. 🕯️ Together, we are Amnesty International. ✍️ Together, we campaign against injustice. 📣 Together, we change governments' minds. 💪 Together, we are powerful.

The US must immediately stop the use of private prison companies for immigration detention. For-profit detention fuels human rights abuses. Enough is enough. Join us and take action ⬇️

The use and deployment of landmines is outdated and inhumane. @PresElectBiden  must put a stop to this and join the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty.

FIFA awarded Qatar the 2022 World Cup hosting rights 10 years ago but migrant workers are still suffering to make the tournament possible. It’s time for @FIFAcom  @FIFAWorldCup  to finally blow the whistle on labor abuse in Qatar.

Former detainees from "re-education camps" in Xinjiang, China have said they were raped in the camps. China is trying to discredit their reports of sexual violence. China must respect and protect the rights of Uyghur women and girls.

Every person is guaranteed the human right to bodily autonomy. We will never stop fighting to protect this right.

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The attacks on Dozinger “have led to a state of affairs widely viewed by the international human rights and environmental community as one of the most serious ongoing human rights abuses for which the United States has yet to answer.” – Bob Goodfellow.

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2 weeks since abduction of Nigerian school girls. Where is the government? #BringBackOurGirls 

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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.

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 

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

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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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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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