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July 1, 2014

Steven W. Hawkins, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement today to acknowledge the historical importance of Freedom Summer and how we must learn from it to...

Press Release
June 30, 2014

In response to President Obama's request to Congress to provide more than $2 billion in new funds to control the surge of unaccompanied children at the U.S. and Mexico border and to grant powers to...

Press Release
June 25, 2014
In recognition of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on Thursday, June 26, Amnesty International has organized demonstrations in cities across the country to stand in solidarity with s...
News
June 23, 2014

If words were all it took to end torture, we could be a lot more confident that the torturer is being put out of business. The USA is a case in point.

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