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July 17, 2014

The US government’s callous and dehumanizing practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or...

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July 17, 2014
The United Nations Security Council must impose a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan, Amnesty International urged after receiving reports of Chinese small arms and ammunition proliferation amon...
Press Release
July 16, 2014

A federal judge, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney, today struck down California's death penalty law, saying the practice was unconstitutional and that the delays facing death row inmates...

Report
July 16, 2014

The USA stands virtually alone in the world in incarcerating thousands of prisoners in long term or indefinite solitary confinement, defined by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel,...

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