Protect Peaceful Assemblies, Limit Use of Force

Source: Amnesty International NZ City, State Officials Should Comply with International Standards (New York, October 21, 2020) – City and state officials in the United States...

Thailand Declaration of Severe Emergency Situation in Bangkok is revoked

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Thailand Declaration of Severe Emergency Situation in Bangkok is revoked The Prime Minister of...

STATE DEPARTMENT ACCUSATIONS OF ANTISEMITISM AGAINST AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ARE BASELESS AND AN AFFRONT TO...

Source: Amnesty International NZ Responding to reports that the United States Department of State, under Secretary Pompeo’s initiative, may categorize several non-governmental organizations as antisemitic...

Thailand: Media outlet shutdown an attempt to stifle growing protest

Source: Amnesty International NZ Responding to news that a court in Thailand has upheld a government order to shut down “all platforms” of Voice TV,...

INDONESIA: HUNDREDS OF ROHINGYA NEED URGENT RESCUE NEAR ACEH WATERS

Source: Amnesty International NZ Responding to reports that a boat carrying around 250 Rohingya refugees was sighted near Indonesian waters, off Aceh, Amnesty International Indonesia’s...

Thailand: Water cannons mark deeply alarming escalation in policing protests

Source: Amnesty International NZ Responding to the dispersal of protesters by Thai police using water cannons with irritants and dye, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for...

Re-imagining human rights for New Zealand

Source: Human Rights Commission By Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt. This first appeared in the Dominion Post on 16 October. There’s a global pushback against human...

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