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August 26, 2015

US authorities must ensure that the re-opened investigation into the alleged killing of some 18 Afghan civilians by US Special Forces is rigorous and thorough, Amnesty International said. The Afgha...

Press Release
August 25, 2015

A Texas court has granted a stay of execution for a Nicaraguan citizen who was scheduled to be put to death tomorrow.

Bernardo Abán Tercero was sentenced in 2000. At his trial, his lawyers p...

Press Release
August 20, 2015

“We are deeply concerned about reports of mass protest dispersal tactics, including tear gas, in residential areas of St. Louis last night,” said Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty In...

Press Release
August 19, 2015

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) today found that the United States violated the human rights of a Nicaraguan citizen facing execution next week.

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