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November 20, 2015

In the wake of the recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Albert Woodfox, Jasmine Heiss, Amnesty International USA’s Senior Campaigner for Individuals at Risk, released...

Press Release
November 19, 2015

The state of Georgia is scheduled to execute Marcus Ray Johnson this evening. Johnson was convicted of a 1994 rape and murder and sentenced to death. He has maintained his innocence since his convi...

Press Release
November 19, 2015

Amnesty International USA welcomes announcements that the FBI has initiated a civil rights investigation into the recent shooting death of Jamar Clark. According to police reports, Minneapolis Poli...

Press Release
November 19, 2015

In response to today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to erect barriers for Syrian and Iraqi refugees fleeing war, Tarah Demant, Senior Director of the Identity and Discrimination Unit a...

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