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January 1, 2012

Despite expressing serious reservations about the NDAA, the Obama administration has paved the way for legislation that will authorize indefinite detention.

Press Release
December 16, 2011
Amnesty International released a new short film, Happy World Travels, that was inspired by the abusive policies of the "war on terror," including the use of torture and the refusal of the U.S. governm...
Press Release
December 15, 2011

Following the passage in the U.S. House of Representatives, the expected passage in the U.S. Senate, and President Obama’s reported decision not to veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA...

Press Release
December 6, 2011

A hard-line group of Asian countries are defying the global trend against the death penalty and putting to death thousands of people after unfair trials every year, the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Netw...

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