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Marching with pride and purpose tonight with @amnestyOz at #sydneymardigras. https://t.co/cX7HRLKIO5
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2/29
2020
This weekend we celebrate the pride and resilience of LGBTQI Australians everywhere 😍 🌈 https://t.co/j6DT9wA8F3“This year, First Nations people will once again lead the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade, highlighting thei… https://t.co/uqSlNU6o5SA transgender woman was shot dead in Puerto Rico hours after someone called the police to inform them she had been… https://t.co/TbHb8L32JZ
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Have just heard that "Deva" has been granted a TPV, after a decade in detention, and has finally been released into… https://t.co/BZQ3WsW3oh
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Harsh criticism by @jacindaardern of Australia's increasing restrictive character cancellation legislation and its… https://t.co/XRKxlwByBA
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯#GameOver Message for Adam. From Moz, Farhad and I. End it. It's been too long. 7 years is an eternity.… https://t.co/k6J40AtN2m
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2/28
2020
In total, at least 210 people died violently in the context of protests across the Americas: 83 in Haiti, 47 in Ven… https://t.co/17Xo5fcgiGYou can’t put it any more clearly than that, thanks for your tireless advocacy @Craig_Foster it is time to call… https://t.co/56NHPOOKbE
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯She’s the only friend I’d skip school for. https://t.co/uP0vwF2U3K
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯🎤 This rapper was arrested in Saudi Arabia after releasing a powerful song 'Mecca Girl.' She has received support i… https://t.co/byrYHQxEU9
2/27
2020
“Ressa’s commitment to exposing corruption, propaganda and thousands of extrajudicial killings sanctioned by Dutert… https://t.co/xbLBdALYRcA beautiful illustration of the importance of family reunion for refugee families, shame on those governments that… https://t.co/PoA4csF0ua
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2/26
2020
China should urgently reunite this young family https://t.co/wZw1MBM0JwMonash City Council has unanimously voted to send @amnestyOz call for a fair refugee sponsorship program to the flo… https://t.co/eINz81AyDJ
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯For decades, the U.S.-India relationship was anchored by claims of shared values of human rights and human dignity.… https://t.co/ASgmLgUmHy❗ Censorship, harassment and punishment for speaking out are hindering the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.… https://t.co/pXBhPPP6GHAssange's extradition should be opposed by anyone who is concerned about #pressfreedom and the broader implications… https://t.co/8w1O3sl2Jz
2/25
2020
The City of Greater Shepparton has become the 33rd local government to join #MyNewNeighbour, calling for the overha… https://t.co/MWwq0OoKPv
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯But of course the China embassy rep lied and couldn’t answer why the CCP has locked up over 1 million #Uyghurshttps://t.co/OWTA3Lm42V
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Why has the communist party locked up one million Uyghurs, and when can Uyghur Australians like Sadam and Almas exp… https://t.co/MQzfFS6AGL
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Here it is! https://t.co/H6ieaSNMPA https://t.co/iNqiMVuJD1
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯At least one million #uyghurs are detained and oppressed in #China - they must be freed - let our independent inves… https://t.co/2zwKBzGiHMThis is untrue. @AlmasNizamidin wife and @SMusapir family are desperate to reunited in Australia - we can verify this #qanda🙌🏽 Filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi is now free from a Myanmar prison! 🙅‍♂️ He should have never been there in the fir… https://t.co/ot1HVvZnzaThrough a relentless bombing campaign on Idlib, this Syrian father has been teaching his daughter to laugh when she… https://t.co/rtoKBhUHL3
2/24
2020
Join us today at the Sydney Protest in solidarity with Julian Assange. ✊ https://t.co/VbdV8k5TzVProtect the right to freedom of expression. Urge the US authorities to drop the charges against Julian Assange that… https://t.co/aWUmK3RFgqEspionage charges are a chilling blow to journalists & publishers who work to expose serious human rights abuses. https://t.co/lvSCBUNQyx“He went out and bought me Subway with his own money” this is how a Canadian Immi official treats someone arriving… https://t.co/lAmarVS51u
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2/23
2020
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ “Collaborative, open-hearted documentary of a young Arrernte boy is Gayby Baby director Maya Newell’s best… https://t.co/qrycycUFdj“If we are to remain a human rights leader at home and abroad, the ranking of some rights as more important than ot… https://t.co/FKLQ3WQxJI
2/22
2020
Thank you Niko for calling #GameOver on offshore detention💪💕#refugees deserve a safe place to rebuild their lives.… https://t.co/dTIqQ3u2Hd @begbiewhaack While the rape allegations against Julian Assange have been dropped, if they were to arise again, we… https://t.co/eJ7faduZS4 @begbiewhaack Thanks for your question. Rest assured, we are very serious about ending violence against women. Rape… https://t.co/isxudX4FDATerrific insights and energy at the Behind Closed Doors forum on immigration detention issues, at Melbourne Uni Law… https://t.co/1lIldvvR9u
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯These chilling accounts from Uyghurs living abroad in places like Australia illustrate how the far-reaching shadow… https://t.co/at65D7LjK2Protect the right to freedom of expression. Urge the US authorities to drop the charges against Julian Assange that… https://t.co/5x8ufQ0Tli
2/21
2020
On point for #worlddayofsocialjusticehttps://t.co/liFN7AzZYMTerrible reports that 18 refugees accommodated at the Boroko hotel in POM PNG were attacked by locals last night wi… https://t.co/6A1LmCzjMv
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯We all have a lot in common: 💞 we have an amazing capacity for kindness 🐦 we all want to be free ⚖️ we all want to… https://t.co/C8i1glNy8P
2/19
2020
Further criticism of the use of hotels to detain refugees transferred for medical treatment from PNG, with the ombu… https://t.co/ySebHjEOkh
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯 @ashhirsch illuminating? https://t.co/1QNGe0YR6A🏏 When @Craig_Foster met talented cricket player Samad in Papua New Guinea, he saw how this young man had lost 7 p… https://t.co/N0ulbI9Qi2
2/18
2020
Journalism is not a crime #pressfreedom https://t.co/yP7ATM3wKp"We have the🔧resources, 🌄 space, 💕love and🤝compassion to house and nurture these people". Agree? Call #GameOver on… https://t.co/5AEvZ8H9sVMeet seven legends in the fields of education, heritage, climate advocacy, media and health who are each fighting t… https://t.co/3m8rR4yUD8
2/17
2020
For as long as the minimum age of criminal responsibility is under review, we are urging Police Commissioners aroun… https://t.co/G2prUmtmTyAustralia's New South Wales police have disproportionately targeted Aboriginal children under a repeat offender mon… https://t.co/rYckuuvlY5BREAKING: @amnesty reveals shocking new evidence that Nigerian military razed villages & forced hundreds of inhabit… https://t.co/t0J3cW26hk
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2/16
2020
“It will surprise many people to learn that in all of these countries there are no criminal laws in place to prosec… https://t.co/C9ZvhtXOZD
2/15
2020
Always incredibly moving for me meeting inspirational community activists at the ⁦@OzRefugeeCounc⁩ #AltRefugee Conf… https://t.co/IwymjpxAiP
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯You’ve turned up to the rally, but what next? 🖤 💛 ❤️ https://t.co/DlFmnTS5ES“There is goodness that lives in our community” ⁦@amnestyOz⁩ campaigner ⁦@Shankabout⁩ speaking at the ⁦… https://t.co/H3SASHCMLn
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Results showed 63 per cent voted in favour of widening existing laws against discrimination on ethnic or religious… https://t.co/GOlQiSBpKC👀 https://t.co/xadRp0AVL7Extremely alarming - Australia & our police need to get on board with the rest of the world and ensure children are… https://t.co/IyGSfjV8AOThank you Chris for so eloquently calling #GameOver on offshore detention! Change happens when we all speak out tog… https://t.co/ZPTOBBfmZMIN MY BLOOD IT RUNS opens in cinemas across the continent from February 20th + if your community / local cinema isn… https://t.co/M3dN9F41vY
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2/14
2020
"Education is a basic human right, and current Australian policy creates barriers to education on the basis of thei… https://t.co/NZg1ZDtYcF
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Privilege to speak at the @OzRefugeeCounc #AltRefugee Conference on how to use accountability mechanisms to support… https://t.co/mlyaXWatwQ
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Extremely powerful work from our @amnesty colleagues in Ireland and fantastic to again see #football standing up fo… https://t.co/B5OoSpJJrV
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Marielle's family have received 30,000 letters of solidarity from supporters all around the world. Marielle's partn… https://t.co/ObVdS398NT
2/13
2020
2 years and Brazil still hasn't found out who killed Marielle. This latest news brings us no nearer to the truth. R… https://t.co/1eYOhWT18G60 years of combined experience in community & advocacy. Responsible for 2 different refugee rights campaigns. Pres… https://t.co/XcBqdHLIFg
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯If you are at the Refugee Alternatives Conference in Brisbane... I urge you to come along & hear the incredible sto… https://t.co/re6EYp96b8
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯#OnThisDay 30 years ago, Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. His freedom was a historic victory for human rights… https://t.co/218fB2Qi5F#OnThisDay Hakeem was freed and arrived safely back home in Australia. People just like you showed incredible persi… https://t.co/C3GVAI5BVp
2/12
2020
Wise words from Joanne! Thank you for calling #GameOver on offshore detention. Together we'll keep demanding that t… https://t.co/psNv88fHT0Heartbreaking💔💔💔. Help get all those trapped by Australia on Nauru and Papua New Guinea to safety. There are option… https://t.co/uYtmZdeMheMeanjin / Brisbane! https://t.co/8e5cHFnCjf
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Landmark High Court case @amnestyOz https://t.co/Jm2RuTwxjt
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯This 👇 👏 👏 👏 https://t.co/xmXLXAoMMp
2/11
2020
Canada to the rescue again #GameOver #MyNewNeighbour @amnestyOz https://t.co/U4qmpaGq6v
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯The Religious Freedom Bill will only end up pitting different rights, and people, against each other. Call on the P… https://t.co/4UcVLhjPNK“This is not the usual 'right to be treated the same' that our other discrimination laws guarantee. It is a right t… https://t.co/qGXUPkFWtjWill you stand with Nasrin? Act now to demand her immediate and unconditional release. https://t.co/57FQw72tyHJust hearing that the 25 to 30 JDA staff in Port Moresby #PNG who are supposed to look after the #refugees have all… https://t.co/gguthgbxyR
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯#OnThisDay one year ago, Nasrin found out she’d face 38 years in prison and a brutal 148 lashes just for saying wom… https://t.co/cscPzwr3JQ#Emmy award winning #cameraman BenFoley from #Queensland also nails it on #camera “Holding pple in detention for 7y… https://t.co/aONTCZEAQ9
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯2020 sees #ShellOnTrial over its Nigeria legacy. Esther Kiobel, who accuses Shell of colluding in the execution of… https://t.co/2UTt5vA2GF
2/10
2020
👏🏻👏🏼👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 https://t.co/z3mNn6pWdh"We demand their immediate and unconditional release." https://t.co/QzKLnjiyMa
2/9
2020
Two weeks til we open in cinemas nationally across 'Australia' https://t.co/8ffm5u9RfU https://t.co/jBIEjENUet
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2/7
2020
📰 @abcnews asked 54,000 Australians what climate action they want and when 🌍 Here's what they said: https://t.co/as4ZQ6hCzj🏏 When @Craig_Foster met talented cricket player Samad in Papua New Guinea, he saw how this young man had lost 7 pr… https://t.co/crnjBbTfRl#MeetThePeopleWhoHaveLost7Years This is Nader. ‘I’m lucky to be alive. Someone shot me, I couldn’t breathe for 3… https://t.co/RSQ4Aps6Jx
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2/6
2020
There are still 253 refugees on Nauru, including 8 women. More needs to be done to bring them to safety #GameOverhttps://t.co/VQPJhr4Ti7
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯At least 200M women and girls worldwide have undergone female genital cutting, says the WHO. Many survivors endure… https://t.co/mKUZrCZ2Nv
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯“It’s estimated that more than 200k women in AU have experienced female genital mutilation; I’m one of them. At eve… https://t.co/wvMpa5XT1KIranians have been peacefully protesting for change and government accountability. Iran’s security forces have resp… https://t.co/t2p8cos8mAPresident Trump’s remarks tonight show that he has no inclination to stop his administration’s bigotry.This kind of… https://t.co/Cy1F5OnKT2Let's continue to stand with humanity & defend people's rights to peaceful protest in India ✊ https://t.co/4Gu5T9YjSG
2/5
2020
There are also 63 Australian women and children trapped there, abandoned by their government. Australia has a duty… https://t.co/RTUROI3wtr
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯Rosa Parks was born on this day in 1913. She helped ignite the Civil Rights movement by refusing to give up her bu… https://t.co/CkSDJqozNi
Retweeted by Amnesty International Australia 🕯📣 Human rights defender Tran Thi Nga is now FREE after serving three years in prison for peacefully protesting a ma… https://t.co/tLnQ6dOhnqBecause access to Nauru is so severely restricted the 253 refugees still held there are often forgotten. Nearly 7 y… https://t.co/5zQ7tldzSl
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2/4
2020
I don't know about you, @JimMolan, but we're BIG fans of evidence. #ClimateJustice #QandA https://t.co/FV040dEwtWPeaceful protesters in #India are subjected to dangerous rhetoric of demonization & dehumanization, especially by l… https://t.co/AiHJWKUdUUAmnesty International holds the strong position that the only feasible way to protect the rights of people of faith… https://t.co/oMZihiiWIa
2/3
2020

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