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December 6, 2016

Responding to President Obama’s speech today on counterterrorism, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA’s Security with Human Rights program, released the following statement.

Victory
December 5, 2016

On 2 December, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution to John Battaglia, a 61-year-old man who was scheduled to be executed in Texas on 7 December. The stay is for the Court...

Press Release
December 4, 2016

Following reports that the Army Corps of Engineers will halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, Amnesty International USA...

Press Release
December 4, 2016

In response to the transfer of a Yemeni Guantánamo detainees to Cape Verde, Amnesty International USA’s Security & Human Rights Program Senior Campaigner Elizabeth Beavers issued the following...

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