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Human rights Global
DEMAND A BAN ON PRODUCTS FROM ILLEGAL ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS

“The International Court of Justice has issued its opinion and the conclusion is loud and clear: Israel’s occupation and annexation of the Palestinian territories are unlawful, and its discriminatory laws and policies against Palestinians violate the prohibition on racial segregation and apartheid.” Erika Guevara Rosas, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Research, Advocacy, Policy and Campaigns. […]

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Human rights Middle East
ICJ opinion declaring Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories unlawful is historic vindication of Palestinians’ rights
22 July 2024 | 7:47 am

Responding to the historic advisory opinion delivered today by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legality of Israel’s policies and practices in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) and the consequences of Israel’s conduct for other states and the UN, Erika Guevara Rosas, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Research, Advocacy, Policy and Campaigns, said: […]

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Activism Australia
Act Up! Youth Newsletter | July 2024
19 July 2024 | 3:15 pm

Edition 2 | July 2024 Hey fellow activists! The team and I are all so excited for you to see this new and latest edition of our Act Up! Empowering Youth in Action Newsletter. In this week’s edition, we all had an opportunity to collaborate to bring together an edition showing Climate Justice history within […]

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LGBTQIA+ rights Asia
South Korea: Supreme Court ruling a historic victory for same-sex couples
19 July 2024 | 3:08 pm

In response to today’s South Korean Supreme Court decision dismissing a government appeal and affirming that same-sex couples are entitled to the same health insurance benefits as heterosexual couples, Amnesty International’s East Asia researcher Boram Jang said: “Today’s ruling is a historic victory for equality and human rights in South Korea. The Court has taken […]

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Individuals at risk Asia
Indonesia: Shooting of human rights defender shows increasing threats in Papua
19 July 2024 | 2:52 pm

Responding to the shooting of Yan Christian Warinussy, a senior lawyer and human rights defender in the province of West Papua, Amnesty International Indonesia’s executive director Usman Hamid said: “This heinous act is not only a violation of Yan Christian Warinussy’s right to bodily integrity but also an alarming attack on the principles of justice […]

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly Africa
Egypt: More than 100 arbitrarily detained over calls for anti-government protests 
19 July 2024 | 2:13 pm

The Egyptian authorities have embarked on a new wave of arbitrary arrests of dozens of people against the backdrop of calls for anti-government protests amid rising public discontent at soaring prices and ongoing power cuts, Amnesty International said today.Since the beginning of July, Egyptian security forces have arbitrarily detained 119 individuals, including at least seven […]

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Israeli armoured vehicles are seen at the checkpoint at the northern entrance of Huwara near Nablus in the occupied West Bank.
Responsive campaigning Middle East
Israel must end mass incommunicado detention and torture of Palestinians from Gaza
19 July 2024 | 1:42 pm

Israeli authorities must end their indefinite incommunicado detention of Palestinians from the occupied Gaza Strip, without charge or trial under the Unlawful Combatants law, in flagrant violation of international law, said Amnesty International. The organization documented the cases of 27 Palestinian former detainees, including five women, 21 men and a 14-year-old boy, who were detained […]

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Activists undergo training at a computer
Activism Australia
SupporterBase Toolkit
18 July 2024 | 4:36 pm

WHAT IS SUPPORTERBASE? SupporterBase is an online community organising platform, designed to simplify and integrate your groups core activities. This includes: WHY SUPPORTERBASE? All of Amnesty International Australia is moving away from Google Workspace to improve security and align with other Amnesty sections. However, after consulting with activists to understand your needs, we realised that […]

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Human rights Global
Six months of wins for human rights
18 July 2024 | 3:10 pm

Just half way through the year, Amnesty International has contributed to a series of human rights wins, with people released from prison, laws changed, and justice served! Here in Australia, we celebrated Julian Assange touching down on home soil after being a part of Amnesty International’s campaign since he was imprisoned. When the Australian government […]

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Activism Australia
Learn about ‘The Australian Wars’
18 July 2024 | 2:50 pm

Learn about ‘The Australian Wars’ with Culture is Life’s educational resources! The story of Australia’s longest and perhaps most defining war has been kept silent – until now! The ground-breaking three-part documentary series gives voice to the story of The Australian Wars – the battles fought on home soil, as the colonial frontier pushed forward, […]

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