Winter 2007

December 11, 2007

Winter 2007

Winter 2007

Off the Fence
By Michelle García

Years of ministering to the condemned changed the chaplain of Texas' death row from a death penalty supporter to a powerful opponent. Now, 25 years after the world's first lethal injection, Rev. Carroll Pickett's personal journey has become a touchstone in the death penalty debate. | More »

The Shadow of War
By Monica Campbell

More than a decade after the end of Guatemala's civil war, those determined to seek justice struggle with the country's living legacy of violence. | More »

Dispatch from Jordan
By Sarnata Reynolds

Reeling from violence, loss and economic hardship, Iraqi refugees are struggling to piece their lives back together. Amnesty International USA's Sarnata Reynolds traveled to Jordan to investigate conditions on the ground. | More »

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By Jimmie Briggs

A group of traumatized children in the war-torn region of northern Uganda find hope and purpose in music and dance. | More »

Holding the United States Accountable
By Jumana Musa

AIUSA's campaign to denounce torture. | More »

Success Story: Iranian-American Detainees Released
By Payam Sadri

Throughout the spring and summer, Amnesty International USA lent its grassroots force to an international campaign to free four Iranian- Americans who were detained in Iran and charged with vague security- related crimes. | More »

66 Artists, Nearly Half a Million Signatures for Darfur
By Steve Ruhl

Six months after the launch of Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur, hundreds of thousands of people have taken action to stop the human rights crisis that has claimed hundreds of thousands of Darfuri lives and forced more than 2.5 million others from their homes. | More »