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Israel/OPT: Death in custody of Walid Daqqah is cruel reminder of Israel’s disregard for Palestinians’ right to life ( www.amnesty.org )

Responding to the death in custody of Walid Daqqah, a 62-year-old Palestinian writer who was the longest-serving Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails after having spent 38 years imprisoned, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Research, Advocacy, Policy and Campaigns said:...

Saudi Arabia to be appointed chair of UN’s gender equality forum amid ongoing assault on women’s rights ( www.amnesty.org )

Ahead of the expected announcement that Saudi Arabia will be appointed chair of the UN women’s rights forum at the annual meeting of the UN Commission of the Status of Women today, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Advocacy, Sherine Tadros, said:...

Israel must end its occupation of Palestine to stop fuelling apartheid and systematic human rights violations ( www.amnesty.org )

Israel must end its brutal occupation of Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, which it has maintained since 1967, said Amnesty International, as public hearings begin at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to examine the legal consequences of Israel’s prolonged occupation....

We may be the first people displaced by climate change in Mexico, but we won't be the last ( www.amnesty.org )

As a member of the El Bosque community in Tabasco, Mexico, I face an uncertain future. Rising sea levels caused by climate change have swept away more than 200 meters of coastline here, destroying more than 50 homes. Climate change represents a radical change for our community. Before experiencing this radical change we lived in...

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