We've been fighting the bad guys since 1961 - you can join us! Official Amnesty International USA profile - RTs≠endorsements.
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"Most importantly, the Biden administration must lead international efforts to prioritize vaccine distribution for those most at risk, regardless of the country they live in. We urge the administration to implement a human rights-centered approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
BREAKING: Amnesty International USA welcomes rejoining of World Health Organization and urges Biden administration to prioritize COVID-19 vaccines for those most at risk, across the world
Interim Executive Director of AIUSA Bob Goodfellow said:
"Our research demonstrated that every version of the ban was deadly, dangerous, and disastrous. The policy was rooted in hate, white supremacy, and racism. The ban, and the anti-Muslim sentiment in which it originated, was a violation of human rights and human dignity.
"While the administration has a long way to go to address the root causes of the Muslim & African bans, today’s EAs are a signal that US institutions are committed to addressing some of the extremely serious human rights violations that have been committed in the past four years.
“Steps to restore asylum rights and welcome people seeking safety, as the US has historically done, are welcome. As part of this renewed leadership, the Biden administration must free people from immigration detention, release all families together, and end family detention.
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