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April 3, 2014

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has voted for a degree of transparency on the now long-festering injustices associated with the secret detention program operated by the Cent...

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April 3, 2014
World leaders must commit to keeping invasive surveillance systems and technologies out of the hands of dictators and oppressive regimes, said a new global coalition of human rights organizations as i...
Press Release
April 2, 2014

On April 4-6 at the JW Marriott (151 W Adams St), hundreds of activists will gather for Amnesty International’s annual Human Rights Conference to focus on strengthening links between the local and...

Report
April 1, 2014

International law strictly prohibits the use of torture and other ill-treatment, and stipulates that governments are responsible for investigating torture allegations, bringing criminal proceedings...

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