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Report
April 1, 2014

This report, prepared in connection with Amnesty International USA's annual Human Rights Conference, outlines ten pressing human rights issues facing the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois a...

Press Release
March 27, 2014

In response to the Obama administration's release of a fact sheet describing proposed changes to bulk collection of U.S. telephone data under Section 215 of the Patriot Act, Zeke Johnson, Director...

Press Release
March 25, 2014

In response to reports that President Obama will call to terminate the NSA’s bulk data collection, Zeke Johnson, Amnesty International USA’s Security and Human Rights Program Director issued the fo...

Press Release
February 19, 2014

Egyptian authorities must immediately drop the charges against three journalists from Al Jazeera English who were referred to trial today for allegedly providing assistance or belonging to a banned...

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