Breaking international human rights news and information from Amnesty International

Latest Updates

Press Release
June 24, 2011

Amnesty International has mobilized its worldwide membership to call on Texas Governor Rick Perry to grant clemency for Texas death row inmate Humberto Leal Garcia.

Victory
June 24, 2011

The Arkansas Supreme Court has issued a stay of execution in the case of Marcel Wayne Williams, who was scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on 12 July.

Report
June 7, 2011

39 years ago, three young black men were put in solitary confinement; two are still in isolation. In total, the three men have spent more than 100 years in solitary, mostly in the Louisiana State P...

Press Release
June 7, 2011
The US state of Louisiana must immediately remove two inmates from the solitary confinement they were placed in almost 40 years ago, Amnesty International said today.

More Amnesty News and Multimedia