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Americas Discrimination

El Salvador: Memorandum to the President

Amnesty International believes that the new administration under President Nayib Bukele has a responsibility to promote and implement major and transformative changes in order to realize the international commitments made by El Salvador in the field of human rights. In this brief document, Amnesty...
Afghanistan Armed Conflict

Will Human Rights turn around in 2019?

2018 has been a difficult year for human rights in South Asia. Crackdowns on the Right to Freedom of Expression intensified across the region. Enforced disappearances continued to scar communities in Pakistan and Bangladesh; civilian casualties remained at record highs in Afghanistan, civil society...
Asia and the Pacific Discrimination

Walk The Talk

The new Constitution of Nepal, written in 2015, significantly widened the scope of human rights protections—including through strengthening the guarantee of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR). Nepal is also a state party to many key human rights treaties including the International...