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March 9, 2012

Read Amnesty International USA's letter to heads of the US & UK government on adoption the Arms Trade Treaty, ending indefinite detention and releasing Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay and ensu...

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March 6, 2012

Tom Parker, Amnesty International USA policy director for terrorism, counterterrorism and human rights, issued the following comments today in response to Attorney General Eric Holder's speech addr...

February 14, 2012

Amnesty’s Security with Human Rights campaign helped defeat an effort by Senator Ayotte (R-NH) that would have opened the door to “enhanced interrogation techniques”- aka torture.

February 13, 2012

The modern history of the USA indeed includes examples of remarkable advocacy and progress for human rights. One area, however, where there has been zero human rights progress during the three year...

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