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May 6, 2015

Today, the Chicago City Council passed landmark legislation providing reparations for torture committed by former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge and detectives under his command. Forty-three ye...

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May 1, 2015

Amnesty International USA is disappointed to learn that the City of Baltimore has revoked permission for our observers to continue to monitor the situation during the curfew.

Press Release
April 29, 2015

Amnesty International USA is sending a human rights observer delegation to Baltimore today to observe police and protester activity in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. The d...

Press Release
April 23, 2015

In response to President Obama’s public acknowledgment of the killing of one American and one Italian hostage in a CIA drone strike, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA’s Security a...

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