STATE DEPARTMENT ACCUSATIONS OF ANTISEMITISM AGAINST AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ARE BASELESS AND AN AFFRONT TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT
Responding to reports that the United States Department of State, under Secretary Pompeo’s initiative, may categorize several non-governmental organizations as antisemitic and call on governments worldwide to stop funding them, Bob Goodfellow, the Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, issued the below statement:
Responding to news that a court in Thailand has upheld a government order to shut down "all platforms" of Voice TV, a Thai television channel, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns, Ming Yu Hah, said:
Responding to news that the Thai authorities have ordered a ban on gatherings of five or more people in Bangkok and on sharing information that “could create fear”, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns, Ming Yu Hah, said:
“This vague, drastic order will lead to more people unfairly arrested, detained and prosecuted.