Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA executive director, commented today in response to the United States’ election to the United Nations Human Rights Council.
“President Obama has been given a second chance to keep his promises on human rights. Don’t blow it.”
Nossel's response to the death of Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif, a detainee who has been held in Guantánamo without charge or trial for more than ten years.
A tragic reminder of the numbing cruelty of the USA’s indefinite detention regime at its Guantánamo Bay detention facility, and the urgent need to resolve the detentions, comes with the news that a...