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September 3, 2015

A Department of Justice report found that police used unnecessary force when responding to protests in Ferguson, Mo. following the killing of teenager Michael Brown by police, impacting protesters’...

Press Release
September 2, 2015

The public flogging of a man and a woman by local officials in western Ghor province in Afghanistan for “adultery” is abhorrent and Afghan authorities must hold to account those responsible.

Press Release
September 1, 2015

Today, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged a Syrian official for the torture of Canadian citizen Maher Arar almost 13 years ago. Arar, a dual Canadian/Syrian citizen, was arrested at N...

Press Release
August 29, 2015

The Lebanese authorities should investigate allegations that security forces used excessive force to disperse residents protesting in Beirut over the lack of adequate public services, a waste manag...

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