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March 18, 2015

Amnesty International USA called on the Department of Justice to investigate allegations of beatings and disappearances of detainees at a Chicago Police Department facility in Homan Square and to d...

Press Release
March 16, 2015

The finance committee of the Chicago City Council announced that it will hold a hearing on the Burge Torture Reparations Ordinance on April 14.

Victory
March 16, 2015

Turkish citizen of Palestinian origin, Dr Amer al-Shawa, was released from detention on 13 February after 135 days of enforced disappearance. He was deported to Turkey.

News
March 10, 2015

A new United Nations report detailing how torture is widespread among Mexico’s police and security forces must prompt the authorities to address this sickening practice once and for all, said Amnes...

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