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February 17, 2015

On 15 February, Saman Naseem, a young Iranian man set to be executed on Thursday, was once again brutally beaten up by men believed to be intelligence officials in a bid to make him “confess” again...

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January 7, 2015

Today, Amnesty International USA sent a letter to Illinois governor Pat Quinn calling on him to act before he leaves office to grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez, who was sentenced to life witho...

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December 16, 2014

Today’s Taliban attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar shows a merciless disregard for human life and highlights the urgent need for protection of civilians in the area, Amnesty Inter...

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November 18, 2014

Amnesty International today released a new video from award winning artist John Legend as part of its Write for Rights campaign. The campaign is the world’s largest letter-writing event in which Am...

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