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United Kingdom

The government response to COVID-19 raised human rights concerns, including in relation to health, immigration policies, domestic abuse and housing. Instances of racial discrimination and excessive force against protesters by the police were documented. Northern Ireland made progress on same-sex...

United States of America

The Trump administration’s broadly dismal human rights record, both at home and abroad, deteriorated further during 2020. The USA experienced massive demonstrations across the country with the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, contested 2020 general elections and a widespread racist backlash...
Americas Asylum

Facts and figures: Human rights in the Americas in 2021-22

The Americas remains the region with most fatalities from the Covid-19 pandemic, with more than 2.6 million confirmed deaths as of 10 March 2022. (WHO) The United States had more than 78 million confirmed cases and 954,000 deaths from Covid-19 as of 10 March 2022, more than any other country on...
Americas Censorship and Freedom of Expression

US/UK: “Travesty of justice” as extradition appeal fails to recognise that it would be unsafe for Julian Assange to be sent to the US

Responding to the High Court’s decision to accept the US’s appeal against the decision not to extradite Julian Assange Amnesty International’s Europe Director Nils Muižnieks said: “This is a travesty of justice. By allowing this appeal, the High Court has chosen to accept the deeply flawed...
Iran Demonstrations

ایران – «دادگاه مردمی آبان» زنگی برای بیدار کردن اعضای سازمان ملل متحد

سازمان عفو بین‌الملل اعلام کرد که دادگاه مردمی بین‌المللی که از دیروز در لندن بررسی شواهد مرتبط با کشتار و مجروح کردن هزاران معترض و رهگذر توسط مقامات جمهوری اسلامی ایران در جریان اعتراضات سراسری آبان ۱۳۹۸ را آغاز کرده است، یک ابتکار عمل قدرتمند علیه عدم پاسخگویی و مصونیت مرتکبان نقض حقوق بشر از...