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#AhedTamimi’s detention has sparked global outrage and there are THREE HUNDRED Palestinian children – as young as 12 – currently held in Israeli prisons & detention centres. Tell @IsraeliPM: Stop systematic abuse of children through military detention amn.st/6018Dz8Ni
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Brave is fighting against injustice. Brave is making your voice heard. Brave is caring for others. Brave is love in the face of hate. #MLKDay
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#Israel must release 16-yea-old Ahed Tamimi without delay. Tell @IsraeliPM @AvigdorLiberman: NOTHING she has done justifies detention and a possible prison sentence for a child amn.st/6016Dz8mw​#​FreeAhedTamimi
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 13

Civilian deaths at record high in 16 yrs 9M people have little or no healthcare 1.6M people go hungry every day #Norway must stop forcing teenagers back to #Afghanistan.
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Stefan Simanowitz
 
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Jan 13

After #Trump introduced his travel ban, I saw a bookshop in NYC displaying books from the 7 countries on the banned list. Now bookshops & galleries are doing the same for writers & artists from "shithole countries". (pics via @readandbreathe & @BillyCorben)
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Kharunya Paramaguru
 
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Jan 13

Outraged by Trump's #ShitHoleCountries remarks? Channel that into something good. Here's how to help refugees in racist times medium.com/@amnestyusa/ho​ via @amnestyusa
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 13

Don’t send us back to Afghanistan. It’s not safe. Don’t let us lie awake at night. Scared. That the police will be coming to get us.
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 12

We’re outraged by the attacks on civilians in #Idlib governorate which hosts thousands of internally displaced people from across #Syria. They now have nowhere else to flee to anymore. All parties to the conflict MUST end attacks on civilians, hospitals & bakeries! #with_Idlib
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 12

"It is about time that Microsoft takes its users’ privacy seriously" Good news for human rights as @Microsoft announces stronger encryption for some Skype users → amn.st/6013DKQeL
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Fotis Filippou
 
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Jan 11

.@AnnaMatyldaBlus on how #WomensRights in #Poland are again under attack. Women in Poland will be out on the streets protesting & resisting We should all be on their side! #SolidarityIsOurWeapon #​SolidarnośćNasząBronią #StrajkKobiet euronews.com/2018/01/11/vie​ @amnesty
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Stefan Simanowitz
 
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Jan 11

"Decisions about my body do not belong to politicians": Powerful piece by @amnesty's @AnnaMatyldaBlus on why #Poland's attempt to force through laws to restrict access to abortion are a backward & dangerous step. Thanks to @euronews & @alice_cuddy
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Robin Guittard
 
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Jan 9

1/2 “Compared with standards in other parts of the Caribbean, #Cuba is probably 1 of the most advanced countries in the protection and promotion of the rights of #LGBTI people in the sub-region,” says Robin Guittard, @amnesty's Caribbean campaigner: independent.co.uk/news/world/ame​
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 11

Shackelia's brother Nakiea was gunned down by the police in Jamaica just because he loosely fit the description of a suspect: he had dreadlocks. Shackelia has been demanding justice ever since. Share her story.
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 11

Today marks 16 years since the Guantánamo Bay military prison opened. Toffiq al-Bihani has been imprisoned for 15 of those years. It's time to #CloseGitmo. Take action and call for his transfer now → amn.st/6015DKik9
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Taibeh Abbasi
 
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Jan 11

aftenposten.no/meninger/sid/i​ It makes me cry everytime I read this My little brother has a big dream to became a footballplayer. Please Norway Don’t destroy his dream. Let him live in peace not worries about being send to a dark future.
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 11

This is what we have to say to Poland about restricting access to legal #abortion.
Barbora Cernusakova
 
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For all those wondering if access to #abortion is protected as a #Humanright. amnesty.org/en/documents/e​… @beatamk
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 11

Nakiea Jackson was shot dead by the police in Jamaica just because he "fit the description" of a Rastafarian looking man. Now his sister, Shackelia, wants justice. Let's not let the police get away with murder → amn.st/6015DKgS3
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Kristin Hulaas Sunde 
 
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Jan 10

Young people like Emma and Taibeh are our future, and yet Norway's leaders have chosen to ignore them. 100,000+ people worldwide say this is wrong - join us: amnesty.org/en/get-involve​…​#​TellNorway #AbbasiStays
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Taibeh Abbasi
 
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Jan 10

Feeling happy after I Got all this beautiful cards yesterday from my teacher, late but valuable Thank you @amnesty for support and love I really appreciate this!
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AmnestyInternational
 
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Jan 10

Myanmar military’s grisly mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial killings, but it's only the tip of the iceberg of the #RohingyaCrisis horrors amn.st/6014DKkt6
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