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Mar 7 2017 7:02PM
International Women's Day - 7 women who refuse to wait for their rights
If there’s one thing we learned from January’s historic Women’s March, it’s that women are fed up of waiting. More than 3 million people – of all genders – marched worldw...
Mar 7 2017 4:27PM
Inspirational Women's Day
Amnesty International’s theme for International Women’s Day this year is Human Rights Defenders. We are focussing on those women who often put themselves in great danger...
Mar 2 2017 7:22PM
Good news: Sara Beltran Hernandez has been released!
UPDATE: 2 March 2017 Sara Beltran Hernandez, a 26-year-old mother who fled violence in El Salvador and has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in T...
Mar 2 2017 10:15AM
Northern Ireland election 2017: implications for human rights
Northern Ireland goes to the polls today (Thursday) to elect new members of the Assembly at Stormont. If this feels like déjà vu to you, you’d be right. Voters elected a...
Mar 1 2017 3:37PM
Trump’s anticipated new Muslim ban is a gross miscalculation
Written by Naureen Shah, Director of National Security and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. The Trump administration is doubling down on the Muslim ban. The rew...