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Belarus: Cultural scene in peril as crackdown escalates

Belarus’ vibrant cultural scene is being suffocated amid the brutal crackdown on dissent, with authorities arbitrarily detaining and torturing artists, musicians, writers and actors, and forcing others out of their jobs, Amnesty International said today...

Turkey

Turkey: “We’re not going anywhere either” – Activists pledge solidarity with prominent human rights defender

Responding to the conviction and sentencing of veteran human rights lawyer, Eren Keskin to six years in jail on absurd grounds of ‘membership of an armed terrorist organization’, Amnesty International’s Turkey Campaigner, Milena Buyum, said: “Today a human rights lawyer who has spoken out against injustice for more than three decades, has become the victim of injustice herself...

facial recognition

Ban dangerous facial recognition technology that amplifies racist policing

Amnesty International today launches a global campaign to ban the use of facial recognition systems, a form of mass surveillance that amplifies racist policing and threatens the right to protest. The Ban the Scan campaign kicks off with New York City and will then expand to focus on the use of facial recognition in other parts of the world in 2021...