As Thailand battles its deadliest outbreak of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, Amnesty International calls on the Thai authorities to develop and implement an inclusive vaccine roll-out plan that prioritizes at-risk and marginalized individuals, with specific consideration given to groups that have faced historic discrimination, such as prisoners, refugees and undocumented migrant workers.
PAPUAN SPECIAL AUTONOMY LAW MUST ENSURE PROTECTION OF INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND MEANINGFUL INVOLVEMENT OF PAPUAN PEOPLE
Following the Indonesian House of Representatives renewal of the special autonomy law for Papua and West Papua, Amnesty International Indonesia and Amnesty International Australia call on the Indonesian government to ensure that the rights of the Papuan people, particularly that Indigenous communities are protected by the law.
Massive data leak reveals Israeli NSO Group's spyware used to target activists, journalists, and political leaders globally
NSO Group’s spyware has been used to facilitate human rights violations around the world on a massive scale, according to a major investigation into the leak of 50,000 phone numbers of potential surveillance targets. These include heads of state, activists and journalists, including Jamal Khashoggi’s family.
South Africa: Continued violence, looting, destruction of property and loss of lives fuelled by criminal justice failures
The ongoing deadly unrest tearing through parts of South Africa has been fuelled by criminal justice failures and years of impunity for violence, Amnesty International South Africa said today as the death toll continues to rise.
Responding to a statement by the Afghanistan Ministry for Refugees and Repatriations calling on European countries to temporary halt forced returns to the country, Amnesty International’s Europe Migration Researcher, Adriana Tidona, said: