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"Abortion is a human right. A ban on abortions is a ban on safe abortions and this affects marginalized communities, the poor, and people of color the most." - Samprikta Basu, @AIUSAyouth leader and protest co-organizer
"... where they face the threat of kidnapping, rape and violence, deport them to the very countries from which they fled persecution, and force them to take desperate and perilous routes to try to find safety.
“With MPP and Title 42 in place, the borderlands are a place of cascading, failed policies in which there is no access to asylum, and asylum-seekers are forced to take increasingly dangerous routes to safety.
“In the wake of yet another avoidable tragedy fueled by failed deterrence policy in which over 50 migrants died in the back of a tractor trailer in San Antonio, the Supreme Court affirmed today that the Biden administration rightly terminated MPP.
Whatever you’re feeling right now – horror, pain, anger, fear, betrayal, sadness – you’re not alone. The vast majority of Americans disagree with the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. We are the majority.
Take action >>> act.amnestyusa.org/page/107548/ac…
BREAKING: An extensive investigation by Amnesty International has concluded that Russian military forces committed a war crime when they struck the Mariupol drama theatre in Ukraine in March, killing at least dozen people and likely many more.
Our report: amnestyusa.org/reports/deadly…
The trial against Yulia Tsvetkova, an artist and activist from Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the Russian Far East, is coming to an end. The final hearing is expected to take place on July 12, 2022 and the sentence will be published soon after.
Act now: amnestyusa.org/urgent-actions…
📢 Calling all CA activists 📢
Incarceration is devastating, not just for the individual but also their family & community. ICE transfers permanently separate immigrants from loved ones & hurt our communities. Call your CA reps to pass th#VISIONactctbit.ly/VISIONActJK9
My heart aches for the lives lost in this horrific tragedy and for their loved ones. How many more senseless, preventable deaths will families and communities have to grieve before our leaders understand that deterrence policies force people to take dangerous routes? 🧵�twitter.com/camiloreports/…1k
Indigenous land defenders in Canada are at risk of serious human rights violations and could be arrested on their territory. They report daily visits, harassment and intimidation by Canadian police officers and a private security service.
Take action: amnestyusa.org/urgent-actions…
✊✊✊Solidarity with @amnestyusa and all those fighting for reproductive rights and justice in the USA.
#RoevWade is the culmination of a decades-long campaign to control the bodies of women, girls, and people who can become pregnant, in the USA and across the globe. twitter.com/amnestyusa/sta…
When Indigenous women in the USA need post-rape care, they often can’t access it. Their clinic may be closed, or there may not be qualified staff on duty to do exams. Many don’t have access to rape kits, which are crucial for successful prosecution. amnestyusa.org/maze/
Nothing I say or tweet is going to be revolutionary. None of our tweets will be. So I’m choosing to be as helpful as I know how to be which is to spread helpful information. Abortion is a human right. That’s all. Here are the facts…. twitter.com/amnestyusa/sta…
“The USA has carried out more than 1,500 executions since Furman, even as it has labelled itself as a global human rights champion. Yet international human rights law requires abolition of the death penalty within a reasonable timeframe.
"Thirteen federal executions went forward despite compelling legal claims, including those of racial discrimination, arbitrariness, inadequate legal representation, mental and intellectual disabilities, and prosecutorial misconduct.