In response to President Obama's speech today on surveillance, Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), issued the following statement.
President Obama should ensure that US surveillance, both inside and outside US territory, complies with the right to privacy as enshrined in international human rights law.
In an open letter to President Obama today, Amnesty International said that the White House should publicly commit to investigating potentially unlawful drone killings.
Brazil's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden's claim for asylum in the country. Today the U.S. whistleblower offered to help a Brazilian spying probe and requested asylum....