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December 8, 2011

Amnesty International said today it considers three Zimbabwean human rights activists arrested this week to be "prisoners of conscience" and called for their immediate and unconditional release....

Press Release
December 8, 2011

The Romanian authorities must re-open an investigation into CIA secret detention centers on its territory, Amnesty International said today after new evidence of secret prisons was revealed by a Ge...

News
December 8, 2011

Amnesty International USA welcomes the Obama Administration’s continued and enhanced commitment to protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Press Release
December 7, 2011

In response to the Philadelphia prosecutors’ decision not to seek another death sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal, Laura Moye, director of Amnesty International’s Campaign to Abolish the Death Penalty,...

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