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January 7, 2015

Today, Amnesty International USA sent a letter to Illinois governor Pat Quinn calling on him to act before he leaves office to grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez, who was sentenced to life witho...

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December 16, 2014

Today’s Taliban attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar shows a merciless disregard for human life and highlights the urgent need for protection of civilians in the area, Amnesty Inter...

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November 18, 2014

Amnesty International today released a new video from award winning artist John Legend as part of its Write for Rights campaign. The campaign is the world’s largest letter-writing event in which Am...

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October 31, 2014

Local mullah accused of raping a 10-year-old girl from Kunduz province in Afghanistan has received a 20-year prison sentence on 25 October. Family members who threatened Brishna with an “honor” kil...

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