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April 2, 2014

In advance of its appearance before a United Nations treaty body in Switzerland last month, the US administration said that the USA would use this review process to "improve its human rights perfor...

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April 1, 2014

International law strictly prohibits the use of torture and other ill-treatment, and stipulates that governments are responsible for investigating torture allegations, bringing criminal proceedings...

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April 1, 2014

Violence affects everyone in Chicago, but it is particularly devastating for the city's youth. Human rights must be a part of the strategy to address gun violence in Chicago

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April 1, 2014

This report, prepared in connection with Amnesty International USA's annual Human Rights Conference, outlines ten pressing human rights issues facing the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois a...

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