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In China, Uyghur people are being rounded up and forced into internment camps. Over two years ago, Yiliyasijiang Re… https://t.co/yGI5LUIDuBPeople in Cameroon’s Far North are living in terror. Many of them have already witnessed Boko Haram attacks and los… https://t.co/DJ6CbmvsPUMairinisha is yet another Uyghur mother forced to raise her children alone because her husband was forced back to… https://t.co/WoZm3lkU26In #Iran, it’s a crime for women to appear in public with their hair uncovered. Yasaman Aryani, a 24-year-old activ… https://t.co/GLJZ8elGMGYasaman’s cruel punishment is part of a wider crackdown on women campaigning against discriminatory forced veiling… https://t.co/FbqUv3mHib
12/11
2019
Thank you @amnesty for supporting young activists around the 🌍 #HumanRightsDay https://t.co/eZ07zan2wD
Retweeted by Amnesty InternationalOooooooo what's this ship? Could it possibly be the ship that ferried $162 million of US arms to Saudi Arabia? https://t.co/rHyCVnYnQYFive things you can do this #HumanRightsDay 1. Write for Rights 2. Write for Rights 3. Write for Rights 4. Wri… https://t.co/6qhVBl3RLAThis #HumanRightsDay listen to these young people. Now is the time to get involved and take action. https://t.co/4DTqj7vqseFor #HumanRightsDay this year we polled young people around the world to find out what they think about human right… https://t.co/0VfyB9CZocFive things you can do this #HumanRightsDay 1. Write for Rights 2. Write for Rights 3. Write for Rights 4. Wri… https://t.co/fuog5EW1QNFor #HumanRightsDay this year we polled young people around the world to find out what they think about human right… https://t.co/dsR4hi3hKpClimate change was most commonly cited among most important issues facing the world, in survey of 10,000+ young peo… https://t.co/OODWjUwIJHFor #HumanRightsDay this year we polled young people around the world to find out what they think about human right… https://t.co/D76Gd18g8k📢 Right to freedom of expression. 💭 Right to freedom of thought. 👯‍♀️ Right to peaceful assembly. ⚖️ Right to acc… https://t.co/qssaZCzK7E
12/10
2019
Here's what prevents rape: √ Better reporting mechanisms. √ Improving conviction rates. √ Believing survivors. He… https://t.co/9LYg3TBQzhExtrajudicial executions are not the solution to rape. https://t.co/NEfVEIVPqnMairinisha thinks her husband Yiliyasijiang is in one of #China’s notorious political re-education camps where at l… https://t.co/eJWGiUVyurIf Saudi Arabia wishes its announcement on ending gender segregation in restaurants to be taken seriously, then it… https://t.co/8EG0E3sGOg#China today claimed all people held at “re-education centres” in Xinjiang have “graduated” & achieved “happy lives… https://t.co/VfComlJf4PIn #China, Uyghur people are being rounded up and forced into internment camps. Over 2 years ago, Yiliyasijiang Reh… https://t.co/99VVDKbOGsMairinisha is yet another Uyghur mother forced to raise her children alone because her husband was forced back to… https://t.co/dQozZ3UNTT
12/9
2019
“They came to kill. They opened fire immediately... shooting straight at [people], not in the air. They were not ma… https://t.co/hfwzld3FZO
Retweeted by Amnesty InternationalNasu was shot & forced out his home in Otodo Gbame, Nigeria. In total, 30,000 people have been evicted. Many have b… https://t.co/f9xbaS0wXc
12/8
2019
Meet Nasu Abdulaziz. He loves cycling, football and hanging out with his friends. He lives in Nigeria’s booming cit… https://t.co/OjaqY5vlTv
12/7
2019
Meet Nasu Abdulaziz. He loves cycling, football and hanging out with his friends. He lives in Nigeria’s booming cit… https://t.co/1GGBKwKB1rAfter being arrested at night by police & forcibly disappeared, 26 y.o. Ibrahim has finally appeared at Supreme Sta… https://t.co/CeKoGvq3nbIn Greece, you can go to jail for trying to save a life. It happened to Seán Binder, 25, and Sarah Mardini, 24, whe… https://t.co/aq9H5MmNeoWe're hearing alarming reports of 22-yr-old photographer Zaid Moahmmed Alkhafaji being abducted from his home in Ba… https://t.co/imoV6sL59k
12/6
2019
The fact that 2 people were beaten unconscious today, in 2 separate incidents, is a damning indictment of the autho… https://t.co/4IKM9l4MnuIn Greece, you can go to jail for trying to save a life. It happened to Seán Binder, 25, and Sarah Mardini, 24, whe… https://t.co/rG7Py3uSEvWhen you've been tirelessly campaigning for an issue and the authorities finally listen. https://t.co/VDVjbtC2UrGreat news 😁 In #Slovakia MPs voted not to adopt a law which would force women to view images of embryo or fetus be… https://t.co/YTiymCYZDdSarah & Sean helped save people from drowning. One day the police said they were taking them. Sarah: 🤭🤭 Sean: 🤭… https://t.co/omo18tvX1d
12/5
2019
The youth of Grassy Narrows, Canada want the river cleaned up. Help amplify their demands to #FreeGrassy from mercu… https://t.co/rKAxvlp6zpAre you worried about online privacy? We asked people how they feel about the power of Big Tech, and the results ar… https://t.co/WEbkC0dJcuListen to Darwin as he tells us about the mercury contamination his community have been forced to live with in Cana… https://t.co/ifTugGfYYdThe youth of Grassy Narrows, Canada want the river cleaned up. Help amplify their demands to #FreeGrassy from mercu… https://t.co/RRMCfvIKtnThe Indigenous community of Grassy Narrows, Canada, has been devastated by mercury poisoning. 50 years on, the comm… https://t.co/GQ0eUTczVYPakistan must not let its close relationship with China become a reason to turn a blind eye to human rights abuses… https://t.co/CybALZq8eCMy body, my rights. My body, my rights. My body, my rights. My body, my rights. My body, my rights. Slovakia, plea… https://t.co/l0bRSduOP8
12/4
2019
Just before being shot during protests in #Iran, Pouya Bakhtiari made this video. His father is bravely demanding j… https://t.co/eZrydmwYHiAt least 4.5 million people with disabilities in #Yemen have not only endured years of armed conflict but are also… https://t.co/BZMQRxXnlqMy city, Lahore, is disappearing. There is nothing figurative about that sentence. I genuinely cannot see my home… https://t.co/Ms5LiiWVrA
12/3
2019
"Within hours of the protests starting, the authorities resorted to the use of firearms to crush down these voices.… https://t.co/oXymP6YbI9
Retweeted by Amnesty InternationalJust before being shot during protests in #Iran, Pouya Bakhtiari made this video. Keep his memory alive. https://t.co/fhgNu9CTYtThe number of people believed to have been killed during demonstrations in #Iran that broke out on 15 November has… https://t.co/4ggUiTChVBI survived a super-typhoon. Join my call for climate justice 📢 https://t.co/7YaOFjNTrKAs #COP25 kicks off and governments pledge action against the climate crisis, we’d like you to listen to Marinel, s… https://t.co/VVmqtSGrVyMy city, Lahore, is disappearing. There is nothing figurative about that sentence. I genuinely cannot see my home… https://t.co/90v9d9s26nMarinel’s life was turned upside down when a super typhoon ravaged her home in the Philippines. She’s now campaigni… https://t.co/3VcQzvj63PAs #COP25 kicks off and governments pledge action against the climate crisis, we’d like you to listen to Marinel, s… https://t.co/IbvDYuM800
12/2
2019
These are security forces in Iraq shooting at unarmed protesters in Nasiriyah. At least 25 protesters were killed i… https://t.co/5bMTjR3oGlIn #Iran, it’s a crime for women to appear in public with their hair uncovered. Yasaman Aryani, a 24 y.o. activist,… https://t.co/xvOGA88wiV
12/1
2019
Since 15 November #Iran's security forces have brutally killed 161 protesters. Their human stories are now emerging… https://t.co/qoXas2TqqhIn #Iran, it’s a crime for women to appear in public with their hair uncovered. Yasaman Aryani, a 24-year-old activ… https://t.co/XUs3DBlezL
11/30
2019
We call on world leaders to address the Kingdom’s heinous human rights record as Saudi Arabia assumes the presidenc… https://t.co/pcM8kY6wrUSince 15 November #Iran's security forces have brutally killed 161 protesters. Their human stories are now emerging… https://t.co/7fwXSAgEbGThese young #Fridays4Future leaders laid down the challenge. They stood up as our collective conscience and said: E… https://t.co/4g64ViOCKsWomen✊🏻Human✊🏽Rights✊🏾Defenders✊🏿 Stand with them. https://t.co/lDPWGa1mNZWomen Human Rights Defenders continue to be: ⚠️ Attacked for who they are. ⚠️ Attacked for what they do. ⚠️ Disc… https://t.co/TSprhJHP9G🎉🎉🎉 https://t.co/fuGqbNPBGLWomen✊🏻 Human✊🏽 Rights✊🏾 Defenders✊🏿 https://t.co/IXHMnHRxNRThe number of protesters killed during demonstrations in #Iran has risen to 161 based on credible reports received… https://t.co/eSBebN6muhWomen Human Rights Defenders: 👉Fight patriarchy, discrimination + inequality. 👉Create space for women, girls a… https://t.co/yPS4aGfqbb
11/29
2019
https://t.co/1csELMJEBPSince 15 November Iran's security forces have brutally killed 143+ protesters. Their human stories are now emerging… https://t.co/hoDXkfueRHScenes from Nasiriyah, #Iraq this morning more closely resemble a warzone than city streets. This brutal onslaught… https://t.co/Es3MUtNYpyEyewitness in #Iraq described to us a "street filled with blood" as at least 25 protesters were killed in security… https://t.co/xjxKLqygdYWe call on #Iraqi authorities to stop killing people. https://t.co/WyqdiMkCdf
11/28
2019
You can speak out against the authorities, even if your opinions are shocking & offensive. https://t.co/MDtH7fiUwjBefore his life changed forever, Magai loved running & gospel singing. He had ambitions to help people when he gre… https://t.co/v72GD63KqMAged 14, Adrian, was on his way home when he passed by the aftermath of a fight. Police threw him against the car &… https://t.co/uQ8Qw1jCoGWe call on #Egypt's @AlSisiOfficial to immediately and unconditionally release all the people detained for peaceful… https://t.co/y5xzsV16yjMore than two years after they were first detained, the honorary chair of @aforgutu, the former director of… https://t.co/crmKZflW5N
11/27
2019
Yasaman made this simple yet defiant gesture. She was fed up with Iran’s forced veiling laws which deny 40 million… https://t.co/lIf5OhAlDeCattle farming is the main driver of illegal land seizures on Indigenous peoples territories in #Brazil’s Amazon, f… https://t.co/5hCDILfnRz
Retweeted by Amnesty InternationalIn #Iran, it’s a crime for women to appear in public with their hair uncovered. Yasaman Aryani, a 24 y.o. activist,… https://t.co/Z87Sjux6SwThank you, @amnesty! #IranProtests https://t.co/rvK59ZOjjw
Retweeted by Amnesty International @NDSAfghanistan We call on Afghanistan’s top intelligence agency to immediately release two human rights defenders—… https://t.co/824gqGuMtF @NDSAfghanistan "Every minute is a possibility that I would be killed." "What should I do?" https://t.co/igCEB2C3px*Breaking* We've received last msgs sent by Afghan human rights defender Musa Mahmudi, who exposed alleged sexual a… https://t.co/f6xdl2b2MvThanks to authorities green-lighting illegal land seizure, including in protected indigenous territory, 60% of Amaz… https://t.co/knjNJEPVOP
Retweeted by Amnesty InternationalThis report is part of our ongoing research. Brazilian authorities must take meaningful steps to end illegal cattle… https://t.co/dUJr7Lg5xd
Retweeted by Amnesty InternationalPresident @jairbolsonaro—protect and respect the rights of people living in the forest. End illegal cattle farming… https://t.co/Sos8KW0tqXThe fires have stopped but don’t be fooled: Brazil’s Amazon is still in crisis. Today we release a year-long invest… https://t.co/FOLCAK0Fn2Yesterday's deportation of @HRW Israel Palestine director @omarsshakir sends a clear message that those who speak o… https://t.co/sZjeauQfHu🌴🌴🌴+📈🔥 = 🐄🐄🐄 Illegal cattle ranching is the main driver of Amazon deforestation. It poses a very real threat, not… https://t.co/tI7QQ6VWEt
11/26
2019
At least 143 protesters have been killed in Iran since Nov. 15, reports @Amnesty. It cited video showing security… https://t.co/iB9AKDL2Mv
Retweeted by Amnesty International140+ Iranian protesters have been killed in 5 days. Iranian security forces shot unarmed people on streets, from ro… https://t.co/BSg7HOA5vfYasaman Aryani made a simple yet defiant gesture. She was fed up with Iran’s forced veiling laws which deny 40m wom… https://t.co/abbnB3hmAYSince January 2018, at least 48 women and men who campaigned against Iran’s forced veiling laws have faced arrest,… https://t.co/gieTonDbpxEvery day, before a woman or girl steps foot outside her home in #Iran, she must make sure her hair, arms and legs… https://t.co/Cdnti7eAUJThe rising death toll is an alarming indication of just how ruthless the treatment of unarmed protesters has been b… https://t.co/GhvyLygX4iIn some cases, there are shocking reports that, when authorities have returned victims’ bodies to families, they ha… https://t.co/4zE0y1EohlWe call on the international community to denounce the intentional lethal use of force by Iranian security forces t… https://t.co/pGLKzQUDwyIn #Iran, it’s a crime for women to appear in public with their hair uncovered. Yasaman Aryani, a 24 y.o. activist,… https://t.co/7Dgc6foTw4Yasaman Aryani loves climbing mountains, so it’s no surprise she’s stood up to the monolith that is Iran’s forced v… https://t.co/WxG4jf0hCoWe are deeply concerned by violence faced by protesters in Basra that has led to deaths & injuries. We continue to… https://t.co/etXhddW29pYasaman posted a video of herself handing out flowers on a train. It was a gesture of hope for a future where women… https://t.co/xaagrMeEJZ
11/25
2019

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