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January 8, 2016

Today, the Guantánamo Bay detention site entered its 15th year in operation with 104 prisoners remaining behind its walls. In response, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA's Securit...

Press Release
January 6, 2016

Last month, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter approved the transfer of 17 detainees from the Guantánamo detention site. Today, Khalid al Dhuby and Mahmoud Omar Bin Atef
became the first...

December 15, 2015

Political activist Ko Wai Lu has been released from prison in Myanmar upon completion of his sentence.

Press Release
December 7, 2015

In response to Donald Trump's call for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States," Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, issued the fol...

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