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October 28, 2014

El Salvador came under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations last night to amend its repressive and out-dated abortion laws. The effects of these laws amount to institutionalized viole...

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October 24, 2014

Following the initial protests in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, Amnesty International USA dispatched a human rights delegation which include...

Report
October 24, 2014

Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed African American man, was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014. Brown’s death set off a long-overdue conversati...

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October 20, 2014

During the USA’s first Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2010, 228 recommendations were made to it by other states. The USA supported 53 of the recommendations and rejected 57. It gave qualified...

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