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March 15, 2012
A ship en route from the USA to Egypt is carrying arms which could be used by Egyptian security forces to commit human rights violations.
News
March 9, 2012

Read Amnesty International USA's letter to heads of the US & UK government on adoption the Arms Trade Treaty, ending indefinite detention and releasing Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay and ensu...

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March 7, 2012
A US immigration court has ruled that a former Salvadoran Defence Minister can be deported on the basis of grave abuses during the 1980s civil war.
Press Release
March 6, 2012

Following the sad news today of the passing of U.S. Congressman Donald Payne, Adotei Awkei, Amnesty International's managing director for government relations, issued the following statement:

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