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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...

Press Release
December 1, 2016

Responding to reports that President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate General James Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA’s Security wit...

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