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Human rights Middle East
Qatar: Global survey shows overwhelming demand for FIFA to compensate World Cup migrant workers 
15 September 2022 | 3:58 pm

A new global poll commissioned by Amnesty International has revealed that almost three-quarters (73%) of adults in the countries surveyed would support FIFA compensating migrant workers who suffered during preparations for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Support is even higher among those likely to watch at least one game at the tournament (84%). 

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A light artist stands against a dark night sky and paints the AI candle.
Youth Workshop on Climate Change, Human Rights and Health

While the Covid-19 crisis is continuing and has severely impacted the health of millions throughout the world, there is another ongoing crisis that is already threatening our right to health and it is set to get worse: the climate crisis. Heatwaves throughout the world are impacting the health of children and the elderly the most, […]

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Responsive campaigning Europe
Statement from Amnesty International Australia
12 August 2022 | 1:23 pm

Amnesty International Australia apologises for the pain and anger caused by the publication of an extended press release on August 4 2022 regarding the actions of the Ukrainian resistance to Russian invasion. We recognise that we should have set out framing and contextualization of the press release in more detail, including referring to the multiple […]

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A man stands in a protesting crowd for refugee rights, holding a sign that says 'Permanent Protection'
Refugee rights Australia
‘The new government gives me hope that the cruel limbo of temporary protection visas might end’
9 August 2022 | 12:08 pm

Amnesty International Australia Refugee Rights Campaigner Zaki Haidari, discusses his battle as a refugee living in Australia on a temporary protection visa, hoping that the new government will end the injustice. Australia has given me refuge – but it’s conditional. I’ve been living here for the past decade, temporary visa to temporary visa, never certain […]

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LGBTQIA+ rights Australia
Explainer: What are conversion practices?
6 June 2022 | 5:01 pm

Conversion practices, also known as Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Efforts (SOGICE), are formal therapeutic and informal practices which target LGBTQA+ people of faith with the false ideology that their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender and sexual expression can be changed or suppressed. While these practices are commonly misrepresented in the media as […]

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Human rights Asia
Philippines: Elections point to ominous moment for human rights
10 May 2022 | 4:48 pm

With Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte poised to win the Philippine elections, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Deputy Regional Director Emerlynne Gil said: “Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte’s past avoidance of discussing human rights violations in the Philippines is deeply concerning. During the campaign period, it seemed that they were deliberately refusing to […]

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Human rights Global
Covid-19: Investors in Big Pharma must ensure fair vaccine access for all countries 
26 April 2022 | 1:59 pm

Investors in companies manufacturing Covid-19 vaccines must use their influence to ensure that supplies of urgently needed life-saving vaccines reach low- and lower-middle-income countries, Amnesty International said today ahead of the Annual General Meetings (AGM) of Johnson and Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer on 28 April and AstraZeneca on 29 April. With the World Health Organization’s […]

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people walk past the ruins of destroyed houses in Arzo village on the outskirts of Ghazni. - Rural areas such as Arzo bore the brunt of the two-decade conflict that saw Taliban insurgents face US, NATO and Afghan forces, with civilian casualties inflicted by both sides.
Human rights Asia
Looking ahead: Civilians in Afghanistan must be protected from bombing and shelling in towns and cities
14 January 2022 | 5:55 pm

This is the third blog post in a series looking at an array of issues in 2022 related to weapons use, the arms trade and security assistance, often offering recommendations. In mid-2021, as the Taliban ramped up their offensive against government forces across Afghanistan, the fighting grew especially fierce in Zakhail, just west of the […]

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