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COVID-19 hits those shackled by oppression hardest thanks to decades of inequalities, neglect and abuse

The global pandemic has exposed the terrible legacy of deliberately divisive and destructive policies that have perpetuated inequality, discrimination and oppression and paved the way…

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Amnesty International and Advocacy Assembly launch new online courses on open source human rights investigations

Human rights researchers, activists and journalists are among those who will benefit from two new free online courses developed by Amnesty International and hosted by…

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France: Thousands of protesters wrongly punished under draconian laws in pre and post COVID-19 crackdown

Arrested for protest: Weaponizing the law to crackdown on peaceful protesters in France documents how a blanket ban on protests following the COVID-19 -lockdown, was…

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Delhi 2020 religious riots: Amnesty International accuses police of rights abuses

Indian police “committed serious human rights violations” during deadly religious riots in Delhi earlier this year, Amnesty International alleges. It said police beat protesters, tortured…

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Amnesty International calls for the release of all prisoners of conscience worldwide

Amnesty International is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of all the prisoners of conscience it is campaigning for worldwide, who are now at…

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Viet Nam: Facebook must cease complicity with government censorship

Facebook must immediately reverse its decision to censor posts deemed critical of the government in Viet Nam, said Amnesty International today. On 21 April, Reuters…

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Libya: Historic discrimination threatens right to health of minorities in the south amid COVID-19

The Libyan authorities and militias in control of southern cities and towns and international donors must ensure that those most marginalized are factored into their…

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