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November 2, 2015

In response to the Justice Department finalizing the release of roughly 6,000 federal inmates, Amnesty International USA executive director, Steven W. Hawkins, released the following statement.

October 29, 2015

An appeal court has upheld the acquittal of women’s human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others who witnessed the killing of Egyptian activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh.

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October 26, 2015

Today, President Obama will host Indonesian President Joko Widodo for a meeting at the White House. In response, T. Kumar, International Advocacy Director for Amnesty International USA, issued the...

October 21, 2015

Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado (‘El Sexto’) was released on 20 October after spending almost 10 months in prison without trial following accusations of “aggravated contempt”. Amnest...

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