Men believed to be gay are being abducted, tortured or killed in Chechnya. Take action now.
Men believed to be gay are being abducted tortured or killed in Chechnya Take action now

Russia: Men Believed to be Gay Abducted, Tortured or Killed - Amnesty International Ireland

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GOOD NEWS: Yezidi women Kurtey, Karmey, Bahar and their families have recently traveled to Germany after more than a year stranded in Greece. Thank you to everybody who took action and sent them messages of support. Read their thank you message below:

"Thank you very much. We have arrived. We are very good and feel so happy. We wish the same happiness to you and to all people who have...
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GOOD NEWS Yezidi women Kurtey Karmey Bahar and their families have recently
Show Dublin that human rights are your pride at the LGBTQ Pride Parade on Saturday June 24. Join Amnesty International Ireland as we march in solidarity with those whose human rights are denied on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Join our call to end discrimination and human rights abuses against LGBTI people around the world.
Show Dublin that human rights are your pride at the LGBTQ Pride

Amnesty International at Dublin LGBTQ Pride 2017

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For over 1,000 refugees and people seeking asylum, Nauru is an island of despair they’ve been deported to simply for seeking safety in Australia. But for Spanish multinational Ferrovial, Nauru is a treasure island from which it is making millions of dollars. Take action now.
For over 1000 refugees and people seeking asylum Nauru is an island

Demand that Ferrovial stops profiting from the abuse of refugees on Nauru - Amnesty International Ireland

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Our new briefing shows that tens of thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s Upper Nile region were forcibly displaced as government forces burnt, shelled and systematically looted their homes between January and May 2017: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thank you to all our activists who stood in solidarity with refugees on #WorldRefugeeDay. Say #IWelcome to #refugees and join our campaign network [ Bit.ly Link ]
Activists from Amnesty International Ireland today marked World Refugee Day by standing in solidarity with people forced to flee their homes.

As part of I Welcome, Amnesty International’s global campaign for refugees, activists arrived by boat in Dublin city centre where they were welcomed by a group of volunteers waiting for them with emergency blankets and welcome messages. The activists...
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Amnesty International has reiterated its call for access to abortion on request in early pregnancy following a news report that two women who had attempted suicide were initially denied access to abortion services in Ireland before finally being deemed eligible.
Amnesty International has reiterated its call for access to abortion on request

Distressing cases highlight flaws with grounds-based abortion legislation - Amnesty International Ireland

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On #WorldRefugeeDay say #IWelcome to #refugees and join our campaign network [ Bit.ly Link ]
On WorldRefugeeDay say IWelcome to refugees and join our campaign network
Today we launch #GiveAHome - Thousands of artists coming together across 60 countries for one global act of welcome. Enter to win tickets to a gig here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Amnesty International Ireland is planning an exciting action tomorrow on the River Liffey in Dublin city centre to coincide with World Refugee Day. We are looking for volunteers to join us on Tuesday June 20 at 1pm at the Bachelors Walk side of the Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin 1. As part of our I Welcome global campaign for refugees, the action/stunt will show our solidarity with refugees, so the...
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Bangladesh’s elite security forces arrested 28 young men on 19 May 2017 at a social event frequented by the LGBTI community. They are currently in detention where they remain at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Take action now.
Bangladeshs elite security forces arrested 28 young men on 19 May 2017

Bangladesh: Release men suspected of being gay - Amnesty International Ireland

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Men believed to be gay are being abducted, tortured or even killed in Chechnya as part of a coordinated campaign with impunity. Take action now.
Men believed to be gay are being abducted tortured or even killed

Russia: Men Believed to be Gay Abducted, Tortured or Killed - Amnesty International Ireland

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A big thank you to Cloughjordan Amnesty International Group who braved the wind and rain last Sunday while cycling for human rights. They had a well earned cup of tea afterwards at their AmnesTEA event and raised €300 for Amnesty International Ireland. Interested in hosting your own event in support of Amnesty? Find out more here [ Bit.ly Link ]
A big thank you to Cloughjordan Amnesty International Group who braved the
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Brave is fighting for the right to be who you are - like Sakris Kupila, because transgender rights are human rights. Sign the petition to support him now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Brave is fighting for the right to be who you are like
An already dangerous journey for tens of thousands of refugees has become even deadlier thanks to President Trump’s Executive Order on border control and immigration as well as entrenched reckless practices in Mexico.
An already dangerous journey for tens of thousands of refugees has become

USA-Mexico: Trump’s border crackdown pushes refugees into dangerous limbo - Amnesty International Ireland

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“The ground was shaking”. A displaced woman in northern #Myanmar recalls when mortars landed last December [ Buff.ly Link ]
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Today, the United Nations ruled that Ireland must change its laws and provide reparations to Siobhán Whelan after denying her access to abortion services. Thousands of women and girls in Ireland are forced to leave the country each year for abortion care. #NotaVessel #Repealthe8th

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Today the United Nations ruled that Ireland must change its laws and
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In Japan, LGBTI people still face discrimination at home with their families, at work, in education, and access to health services. It’s time for the Japanese government to end discrimination. Take action now.
In Japan LGBTI people still face discrimination at home with their families

Japan: Demand equality for LGBTI people - Amnesty International Ireland

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Syrian refugees Alan and Gyan never imagined this in their wildest dreams. Watch the moment they met their footballing heroes Real Madrid in Munich.