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January 8, 2016

Today, the Guantánamo Bay detention site entered its 15th year in operation with 104 prisoners remaining behind its walls. In response, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA's Securit...

Press Release
January 6, 2016

Last month, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter approved the transfer of 17 detainees from the Guantánamo detention site. Today, Khalid al Dhuby and Mahmoud Omar Bin Atef
became the first...

Press Release
January 5, 2016

President Obama announced today that he would implement stronger gun control policies by executive action, including background checks, increased access to mental health care, exploring gun safety...

Press Release
December 22, 2015

Over the past two months, detainees in 10 immigration detention facilities across Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida and California have staged hunger strikes to protest their prolonged and indefin...

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