Latest Updates

Press Release
July 18, 2014

Amnesty International is urging Detroit authorities to listen to all solutions being proposed by impacted communities and their advocates in order to come to a solution that does not involve the ce...

Press Release
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...

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,...

More Amnesty News and Multimedia