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January 23, 2016

Military police in São Paulo violently repressed peaceful protests in the city yet again last night in what Amnesty International is calling a threat to constitutional guarantees of freedom of expr...

Press Release
December 7, 2015

In response to Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s announcement that the Department of Justice would initiate a civil pattern or practice investigation into the Chicago Police Department, Amnesty Inte...

Press Release
November 4, 2015

A Washington, DC teacher was found not breathing and unresponsive by police after being handcuffed by security guards in an apartment complex. Despite being given CPR and transported by medical sta...

Press Release
November 3, 2015

Following the announcement that the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office will not press charges against the officers who killed Kajieme Powell in August 2014, Amnesty International USA repeated call...

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