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June 11, 2013

As Executive Vice President and Chief Program Officer of the NAACP, Hawkins is a nationally renowned attorney and grassroots advocacy leader at the forefront of social justice issues, including dea...

Press Release
June 7, 2013

The Colombian authorities must ensure the safety of a human rights defender and his family after an anonymous source warned local police that paramilitaries are intending to kill them, said Amnesty...

Press Release
June 6, 2013

Dozens of civilians have been tortured, killed, and disappeared, including while in detention, by Mali’s security forces in the five months since the French army intervened in the country, Amnesty...

Press Release
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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