Priority Security with Human Rights Cases

Priority Security with Human Rights Cases

The Security with Human Rights campaign fights for individuals who have been tortured or unlawfully detained, and also works to uphold the rights of victims of armed groups.

Currently, Amnesty is campaigning for the following cases:


Obaidullah
Obaidullah was captured from his home in Afghanistan during a night raid by U.S. Special Forces in July 2002.

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Toffiq al-Bihani
Toffiq al-Bihani is a 43-year-old Yemeni national who has been held at Guantánamo Bay since early 2003 without being charged with a crime.

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Maher Arar
Maher Arar suffered torture because of the actions of U.S. officials. An apology is long overdue. Urge President Obama and Congress to apologize to Maher Arar and fulfill his right to remedy.

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Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi
Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi has been languishing in solitary confinement at Guantanamo since 2006. Amnesty International is concerned for his ongoing health issues, some of which appear to be the direct result of torture previously endured in CIA custody.

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Mamana Bibi
Mamana Bibi, a 68-year-old grandmother in Pakistan, was blown up by a drone missile while picking vegetables on her family's fields as her grandchildren watched in October 2012.The U.S. government must take immediate steps to prevent unlawful killings and ensure accountability.

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Hamad Kassawy
Sudanese national Hamad al-Neyl Abu Kassawy has been held without charge or trial since his arrest in Saudi Arabia over seven years ago.

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Walid Yunis Ahmad
End indefinite detention in Iraq: Call on authorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to immediately release Walid Yunis Ahmad.

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