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Human rights

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Report

Protocol for exclusion: why COVID-19 vaccine “passports” threaten human rights

In this report, the authors analyze the impact of COVID-19 digital vaccination certificates on human rights from both a global perspective and through specific case studies.
Report

Monitoring places of detention

This document reports on the activities of the New Zealand National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) during the period 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019. The NPM is a robust system to examine, and where appropriate make recommendations to improve, the care and treatment of people...
Briefing paper

Protecting freedom of thought in the digital age

This policy brief explores what the rights to freedom of thought and opinion mean in practical terms when applied to the digital space and offers some pointers for what future-proof regulation to protect our minds could look like.
Report

Human rights and technology: final report

This report is the culmination of a major project on new and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence. The report reflects the Commission’s extensive public consultation regarding the impact of new technologies on human rights.
Report

Please take me to a safe place

Amnesty International has for the first time carried out investigative field research on Aotearoa New Zealand soil. It follows a number of reports of the ill-treatment of people in prison, including people who’ve sought asylum. This report establishes that the New Zealand government has repeatedly...
Report

In broad daylight: Uyghur forced labour and global solar supply chains

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has placed millions of indigenous Uyghur and Kazakh citizens from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region into what the government calls 'surplus labour and 'labour transfer' programs. Many indigenous workers are unable to refuse or walk away from these jobs...
Report

The 2020 financial services human rights benchmark report

This report assesses the performance of 22 financial companies against six human rights categories: privacy and information; anti-discrimination; economic security; health and safety; voice and participation; and right to remedy.
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Together in safety: a report on the Australian government’s separation of families seeking safety

This report is a multi-disciplinary collaboration which highlights the Australian government’s intentional use of family separation against people who seek asylum. Calling on leading medical experts and international law specialists, this report shows that the Australian government’s tactic of separating families is not merely morally...
Strategy

Australian national action plan on women, peace and security 2021–2031

This strategy document builds on existing efforts to protect and promote the human rights of all women and girls, and increase the full and meaningful participation of women in peace and security processes.
Report

Amnesty International report 2020/21: the state of the world's human rights

This report documents the human rights situation in 149 countries in 2020, as well as providing global and regional analysis. It presents Amnesty lnternational's concerns and calls for action to governments and others.