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News and updates about Amnesty International

Amnesty says Airbnb acting in bad faith on 'settlements'

Amnesty International claims Airbnb is acting in bad faith by failing to inform investors of its activities in Judea and Samaria.

Amnesty says Airbnb acting in bad faith on 'settlements'

US weighs labeling human rights organizations 'anti-Semitic'

Secretary of State Pompeo reportedly pushing to declare groups such as Amnesty and Human Rights Watch anti-Semitic.

US weighs labeling human rights organizations 'anti-Semitic'

Amnesty accuses Iran of 'widespread torture' during protests

Amnesty International says Iran's security forces used torture to extract confessions during last year's massive protests.

Amnesty accuses Iran of 'widespread torture' during protests

Morocco asks Amnesty for proof it used spyware on journalist

Moroccan PM demands evidence of spyware charge, promises to take 'necessary steps' to clear government if proof is not forthcoming.

Morocco asks Amnesty for proof it used spyware on journalist

Amnesty Int: We never said Israel teaches 'neck-kneeling' to US police

Human rights organization refutes claim it has evidence Israel taught US police 'neck-kneeling' technique used to kill George Floyd.

Amnesty Int: We never said Israel teaches 'neck-kneeling'

Number of executions globally dropped significantly in 2019

Number of executions drops globally, but certain countries still see a rise.

Number of executions globally drops

Hamas arrests 7 Gazans for videoconference with Israeli peace activists

Former Amnesty International activist plays key role in arrest of Gazans who committed the 'crime' of speaking to Israeli peace activists.

Hamas arrests Gazans for speaking to Israeli peace activists

Amnesty International takes Israeli Defense Ministry to court over spyware firm NSO

Israeli Defense Ministry defends export license granted to spyware firm NSO Group from hacking allegations by Amnesty International.

Amnesty International sues Israeli Defense Ministry over spyware

UK Study: Amnesty International 'obsessed, anti-Semitic'

Jewish Human Rights Watch releases report on bias, racism inside Amnesty International which keeps organization from its original mission.

UK Study: Amnesty International 'obsessed, anti-Semitic'

Amnesty updates death toll in recent Iran unrest

Amnesty International says 304 were killed in Iran during a three-day crackdown against protests across the country in November.

Amnesty updates death toll in recent Iran unrest

Amnesty: At least 208 killed in recent Iran protests

Amnesty International releases updated figures on death toll in recent wave of protests in Iran, says actual toll likely higher.

Amnesty: At least 208 killed in recent Iran protests

Amnesty: 146 protesters killed in Iran unrest

Amnesty International says at least 146 demonstrators killed in Iran protests that followed fuel price rises.

Amnesty: 146 protesters killed in Iran unrest

100 killed in Iran demonstrations

Amnesty International reports death toll in clashes between Iranian government and protesters may be over 200.

100 killed in Iran demonstrations

Fox News reporter in Gaza: Amnesty International lied

Reporter rebuts Amnesty claim Israel hit Gaza building, explaining, "A rocket misfired from Gaza. I was across the street when it happened."

Fox News reporter in Gaza: Amnesty International lied

Shaked against Amnesty: Boycott Law regulations enacted

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked signs regulations under the law to prevent harm to the State of Israel through boycotts

Shaked against Amnesty: Boycott Law regulations enacted

ANALYSIS: Amnesty International exposed

Amnesty International has been exposed as an anti-Semitic movement which officially endorses the BDS movement against Israel.

ANALYSIS: Amnesty International exposed

Frankfurt Mayor: Amnesty promoting ethnic cleansing

Mayor Uwe Becker accuses Amnesty International of 'crossing line' into anti-Semitism by demanding all Jews leave Judea, Samaria.

Frankfurt Mayor: Amnesty promoting ethnic cleansing

Erdan threatens to ban Amnesty over anti-Israel report

Public Security Minister threatens to ban Amnesty International following its report calling for boycott of Jewish heritage sites.

Erdan threatens to ban Amnesty over anti-Israel report

"Amnesty is hiding its anti-Semitism under cloak of 'ideology'"

Settler leaders accuse Amnesty International of attempting to erase Jewish history, compares group to ISIS.

"Amnesty is hiding its anti-Semitism under cloak of 'ideology'"

Amnesty against Jewish heritage sites

Amnesty report argues that tourism at these sites supports the "occupation" and is an attempt to erase Palestinian connection to the area.

Amnesty against Jewish heritage sites

Amnesty International: Employee targeted by Israeli spyware

Amnesty International says one of its employees was targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software.

Amnesty International: Employee targeted by Israeli spyware

Is Israel funding organizations that harm it?

Relates to Amnesty International call to boycott Israel. Vote on Amnesty postponed to later date.

Is Israel funding organizations that harm it?

Belgium: Offering a ‘neutral education?’

Belgian textbook features ‘misleading’ cartoon on water situation in Judea and Samaria.

Belgium: Offering a ‘neutral education?’

Kahlon urged to cancel benefits to Amnesty

MK Nava Boker urges Finance Minister to cancel the economic benefits given by the State of Israel to Amnesty International.

Kahlon urged to cancel benefits to Amnesty

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty cancels joint event at last minute, deeming it inappropriate 'to host an event by those actively supporting settlements.'

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

The National Service's legal advisor announced that he has no intention of canceling Amnesty's status to receive National Service volunteers

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

Iran refuses to grant fair trial to professor at Swedish university sentenced to death for allegedly spying for the Mossad.

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

Israel takes on Amnesty International

Law targeting BDS advocates to be used for first time, going after one of the world's largest NGOs, Amnesty International.

Israel takes on Amnesty International

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Groups blast PA for arresting Issa Amro, detained after criticizing Abbas on Facebook.

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International says both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas are guilty of restrictions of freedom of expression.

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Amnesty International says Israel's decision to close Al-Jazeera sends a "chilling message".

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Finance Ministry to revoke Amnesty donors' tax benefits

Amnesty campaigns for Judea, Samaria boycott, Finance Ministry aims to revoke tax benefits from organization's donors.

Finance Ministry to revoke Amnesty donors' tax benefits

Smotrich catches Amnesty red-handed

MK Bezalel Smotrich calls for depriving organization status after it called for economic boycott of Israel, violating Boycott Law.

Smotrich catches Amnesty red-handed

Amnesty urges world to ban 'settlement products'

Amnesty International calls world countries to ban goods from Judea and Samaria in campaign marking 50 years of "Israeli occupation".

Amnesty urges world to ban 'settlement products'

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Hamas defies international pleas for mercy, executes suspects in assassination of top military leader in Gaza.

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Amnesty International gets limited tax benefits

New amendment may prevent anti-Israel organizations from receiving tax benefits after Amnesty International granted benefits for one year.

Amnesty International to receive limited tax benefits

Amnesty should not have preferred tax status

MK Smotrich receives support from other MKs for his call to remove Amnesty International from list of organizations that get tax benefits.

Amnesty International doesn't deserve special tax status

'Sudan used chemical weapons on own people'

Sudanese government carried out multiple attacks using chemical weapons on own civilians, according to report by Amnesty International

Amnesty International: Sudan used chemical weapons on own people

Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.

Amnesty denounces 'appalling abuse' in Syrian jails

Amnesty demands Israel release terrorist

Amnesty International says Israel should charge or release PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed, who is on a hunger strike.

Amnesty demands Israel release hunger striking terrorist