Breaking international human rights news and information from Amnesty International

Latest Updates

Press Release
March 27, 2014

In response to the Obama administration's release of a fact sheet describing proposed changes to bulk collection of U.S. telephone data under Section 215 of the Patriot Act, Zeke Johnson, Director...

Press Release
March 26, 2014

Alarming levels of executions in an isolated group of countries in 2013 saw close to 100 more people put to death around the world compared to the previous year, a jump of almost 15 percent.

Press Release
March 25, 2014

In response to reports that President Obama will call to terminate the NSA’s bulk data collection, Zeke Johnson, Amnesty International USA’s Security and Human Rights Program Director issued the fo...

Press Release
March 12, 2014

In response to today’s passage of the death penalty repeal bill in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following st...

More Amnesty News and Multimedia