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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...

Screenshot_2021-01-25 Russia Scores of activists arrested for protesting the detention of Aleksei Navalny must be released

Russia: Scores of activists arrested for protesting the detention of Aleksei Navalny must be released

Responding to the mass arrests and detention of more than 1. 300 protesters gathered today in Moscow and across Russia to rally against the politically motivated detention of prominent opposition activist Aleksei Navalny, Natalia Zviagina, Amnesty International’s Russia Director said: &nbsp “Russian authorities relentlessly unleash reprisals against peaceful protesters what we saw today has only confirmed this...

Screenshot_2021-01-19 Russia Authorities use farcical surprise “hearing” to keep Aleksei Navalny behind bars

Russia: Authorities use farcical surprise “hearing” to keep Aleksei Navalny behind bars

Reacting to news that prominent Russian opposition activist Aleksei Navalny has been remanded in custody for 30 days, following an unprecedented court “hearing” at the police station where he has been held since being arrested on arrival from Berlin, Natalia Zviagina, Amnesty International’s Moscow Office Director, said: “Today’s ‘hearing’ makes a mockery of ​​justice...