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AI UK staged a silent vigil in solidarity with civilians in Rafah outside Downing Street to draw attention to the plight of some 1.4 million Palestinian civilians who are at acute risk in any full-scale Israeli military assault on the city, 14 February 2024, London, UK
Responsive campaigning Global
UK: Granting of permission to join arms to Israel legal challenge welcomed 
14 June 2024 | 2:16 pm

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch given permission to intervene in judicial review case Responding to the High Court this morning granting permission for Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to intervene in an ongoing legal challenge by Al-Haq and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) to the UK’s transfer of arms to Israel, Sacha […]

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Indigenous rights Australia
Alice Springs/Mparntwe Youth Curfews: NT Government must prioritise justice reinvestment over punitive measures 
28 March 2024 | 2:00 pm

This is not just a policy issue; it is a human rights issue. We implore the NT Government to listen to the voices of our community and work collaboratively with organisations like NAAJA to implement evidence-based approaches that prioritise the well-being and future of our youth. Kacey Teerman, Amnesty International Indigenous Rights Campaigner and Gomeroi […]

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Community is Everything Australia
NSW Bail Law proposal: Amnesty International Australia urges the NSW Government to prioritise justice reinvestment over punitive measures
13 March 2024 | 4:04 pm

Amnesty International Australia holds serious concerns over the NSW Government’s proposal to tighten youth bail laws, which will disproportionately affect First Nations youth. Amnesty International Australia urges the NSW Government to shift its focus towards establishing and funding justice reinvestment initiatives and diversionary programs which will act as a circuit breaker to keep youth out […]

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Economic, social and cultural rights Australia
Australia’s Housing Crisis and the Case for a Federal Human Rights Act
5 March 2024 | 10:08 am

In recent years, especially following the Covid-19 pandemic, the cost of living in Australia has skyrocketed. That’s true for most common expenses, like food and utilities. And it’s especially true of housing. The number of people classified as homeless has increased every year since 2006, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Some folks […]

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Community is Everything Australia
Heartbreaking result as Voice referendum ‘No’ votes prevail
18 October 2023 | 2:23 pm

We come to you with heavy hearts. The result of the Voice referendum has left us devastated. We wanted address you, our valued human rights supporters, to express our profound disappointment. But mostly, we want to reinforce our unwavering commitment to First Nations justice. The outcome of the referendum is not what we had hoped […]

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Gender and sexuality Global
Washington to Warsaw: The Global Challenge to Abortion Rights
28 September 2023 | 1:28 pm

From the persecution of activist Justyna Wydrzyńska in Poland to the overturning of Roe v Wade in the United States, abortion rights are under attack around the world. On International Safe Abortion Day 2023, we ask you to join us in showing support for the right to access reproductive healthcare. September 28 marks International Safe […]

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Individuals at risk Global
Write for Rights: One signature, ten times the impact!

With one click, you can take action for all ten Write for Rights cases! That’s ten times the impact! Write for Rights is the world’s biggest human rights event, where millions of people around the world come together to protect the rights of others, standing in solidarity with courageous people who are facing human rights […]

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Write for Rights 2023 Global
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