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August 20, 2015

“We are deeply concerned about reports of mass protest dispersal tactics, including tear gas, in residential areas of St. Louis last night,” said Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty In...

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August 13, 2015

Amnesty International USA sent a letter to the chief of the St. Louis County Police regarding the policing of demonstrations commemorating the anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown....

Press Release
August 10, 2015
Amnesty International USA calls on all law enforcement agencies to facilitate and not restrict the right to peaceful protest and assembly, and to take all necessary measures to prevent the unnecessary...
August 3, 2015

Military police in Rio de Janeiro who seem to follow a “shoot first, ask questions later” strategy are contributing to a soaring homicide rate but are rarely investigated and brought to justice, Am...

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