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Germany: Discrimination on the rise: Amnesty International: Submission to the 44th session of the UPR Working Group, 9 November 2023

In this submission Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Germany in its previous UPR, assesses the national human rights framework with regard to national legislation on privacy, police and assembly laws and on sexual and reproductive rights. Amnesty...
Europe and Central Asia Maternal Health and Reproductive Rights

Poland: Conviction of activist prosecuted for aiding an abortion offers “chilling snapshot” of future

Following the conviction and sentencing of activist Justyna Wydrzyńska to 8 months’ community service for helping a pregnant woman to access abortion pills in Poland, Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said: “The case sets a dangerous precedent in Poland, where abortion is...