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June 4, 2013

The killing of a man who took a stand against police kidnapping, torture and extortion in Mexico's northern border city of Ciudad Juárez must be subjected to an effective, impartial investigation....

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June 3, 2013

As 62 countries formally signed the landmark Arms Trade Treaty today, Amnesty International challenged governments to rapidly and rigorously implement the lifesaving document. In the United States...

Press Release
May 31, 2013

Amnesty International USA called on President Obama today to make the United States among the first countries to sign the historic U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, when it opens for signature and ratificati...

Press Release
May 30, 2013

Today, Amnesty International unveiled a new campaign that calls on President Obama and Congress to drop the "global battlefield" legal theory explored in the upcoming documentary Dirty Wars.

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