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May 22, 2014

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim has remained in prison with her 20-month-old son since she was sentenced to death for 'apostasy' and to 100 lashes for 'adultery' last Thursday.

Press Release
May 22, 2014

In response to passage of the USA Freedom Act (H.R. 3361) by the House of Representatives today, Zeke Johnson, Director of Amnesty International USA's Security & Human Rights Program, issued th...

Press Release
May 14, 2014

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Uganda have reported a surge in human rights violations since the passage of the Anti-Homosexuality Act on December 20, 2013, Hum...

Press Release
May 14, 2014

As we near the 30th anniversary of the devastating gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is still choosing to ignore the toxic legacy of the disaster.

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