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April 24, 2013

The U.N. Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan Mendez, said he was "deeply disappointed" after Bahrain postponed next month's visit, citing delays in "ongoing national dialogue."

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March 25, 2013

Albert Woodfox, 66, has spent more than half his life – 40 years – in a prison cell just three paces wide by four paces long.

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March 7, 2013

Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) will hold a media roundtable to discuss new satellite imagery emerging from North Korea on Friday, March 8, 2013.

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February 25, 2013

Rachel Ward, U.S. program director for Amnesty International USA, issued the following the statement the day after the Oscars regarding Zero Dark Thirty's nomination

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