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August 3, 2015

Military police in Rio de Janeiro who seem to follow a “shoot first, ask questions later” strategy are contributing to a soaring homicide rate but are rarely investigated and brought to justice, Am...

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May 18, 2015

According to news reports, President Obama will announce today that he will ban the supply of some military-style equipment and curb the use of others by local police departments. Amnesty Internati...

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May 6, 2015

Today, the Chicago City Council passed landmark legislation providing reparations for torture committed by former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge and detectives under his command. Forty-three ye...

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April 29, 2015

Amnesty International USA is sending a human rights observer delegation to Baltimore today to observe police and protester activity in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. The d...

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