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May 28, 2014

President Obama is right to say that ‘we cannot exempt ourselves from the rules that apply to everyone else,’ but for too long, the U.S. government has perpetuated a counter-terrorism strategy that...

Press Release
May 21, 2014

Marking one year since President Obama's national security speech on May 23, 2013, Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement.

Press Release
April 17, 2014

Forty two years ago today, Albert Woodfox was placed in an isolation cell in a Louisiana prison on suspicion of murdering a prison guard. He remains there today. “Albert Woodfox has been held in so...

Press Release
April 14, 2014

The early release in Viet Nam of several prisoners of conscience is welcome, but serves to highlight the situation of at least 70 others who remain jailed for peacefully expressing their opinions....

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