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Africa Discrimination

African Commission’s rejection of observer status applications by three human rights organizations threatens its ability to discharge its mandate to promote and protect human rights for all

We, the undersigned organisations, express grave disappointment with the decision of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (African Commission) to reject the observer status applications of Alternative Côte d’Ivoire, Human Rights First Rwanda, and Synergía – Initiatives for Human...
Malaysia Death Penalty

Malaysia: Submission to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 86th pre-sessional working group, 27 Feb 2023-3 March 2023, List of Issues

Amnesty International submits this document in advance of the adoption of the list of issues ahead of the upcoming review of Malaysia by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. It is based on the organization’s research report Fatally Flawed: Why Malaysia Must Abolish...
Asia and the Pacific Discrimination

Republic of Korea: Submission to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 86th Pre-sessional Working Group, 27 February – 3 March 2023, List of Issues

In this briefing Amnesty International highlights six areas of concern. They include the lack of comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation; lack of access to safe abortion; government plans to abolish the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family; online gender-based violence; justice for...