In Memory of Michael Brown

Demand President Obama and legislators across the country act now to address police use of lethal force across the USA

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December 18, 2014

Jacqueline Montanez is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed when she was a child, a punishment which violates international law. The outgo...

December 4, 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on 3 December.

November 17, 2014

Hadiya Pendleton, honor student and dreamer, was shot and killed at the age of 15. She is one of over 11,000 victims of gun violence in the United States every year. Honor Hadiya’s memory and suppo...

October 24, 2014

The U.S. government must do more to ensure policing practices nationwide are brought into line with international human rights standards and to address systemic racial discrimination.