Today’s court decision to freeze the assets of three senior directors from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) demonstrates the urgent need for the international community to sustain pressure to halt the existential threat to the Egyptian human rights movement, said Amnesty I
Responding to news that the federal government introduced legislation to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Ana Collins, Amnesty International's Indigenous Rights Campaign Advisor, said:
French President Emmanuel Macron should strongly press Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to address human rights violations before his upcoming visit to Paris, particularly to release arbitrarily detained activists and human rights defenders, 17 organizations said today.
New statistics revealing deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon region increased 9.5 per cent year-on-year show the tragic cost of President Jair Bolsonaro’s policies of systematically undermining environmental protections, Amnesty International said today.
Responding to the prison sentences handed down today to opposition activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam in relation to protests outside Hong Kong Police Headquarters last year, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director Yamini Mishra said:
A dozen young Hongkongers held incommunicado by the Chinese authorities since they were intercepted while leaving Hong Kong by speedboat must have their human rights respected, Amnesty International Hong Kong said today, 100 days after their arrest.