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Press Release
February 23, 2016

On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his last year in office to bring U.S. laws and policies in line with international human...

Report
February 23, 2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rig...

Press Release
February 5, 2016

The Department of Defense today disclosed nearly 200 previously unreleased photographs pertaining to torture and other ill-treatment of prisoners carried out by U.S. forces in Iraq, Afghanistan [an...

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...

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