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May 21, 2014

Marking one year since President Obama's national security speech on May 23, 2013, Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement.

Press Release
April 17, 2014

Forty two years ago today, Albert Woodfox was placed in an isolation cell in a Louisiana prison on suspicion of murdering a prison guard. He remains there today. “Albert Woodfox has been held in so...

Press Release
April 14, 2014

The early release in Viet Nam of several prisoners of conscience is welcome, but serves to highlight the situation of at least 70 others who remain jailed for peacefully expressing their opinions....

Press Release
February 24, 2014
The apparently arbitrary arrest and detention of a further 234 peaceful protesters outside a Moscow court building today shows how the Russian authorities' rampant violation of freedom of expression a...

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