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:
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.
Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer has been held without charge for over 10 years. Indefinite detention is a human rights violation: The U.S. must either charge Aamer with a crime or release him.
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.
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.
Saeed Mohammed Saleh Hatim remains detained in Guanánamo without charge or trial after eight years, despite the fact that a US federal judge ordered his release in 2009. The Obama administration has appealed the judge's ruling. Urge the administration to drop the appeal, and to immediately release Saeed Hatim.
Fawzi al-Odah and Fayiz al-Kandari
Guantanamo detainees Fawzi al-Odah and Fayiz al-Kandari have been held without charge for nine years. The Kuwaiti government has requested their return. Urge the US to charge or release them.
Sudanese national Hamad al-Neyl Abu Kassawy has been held without charge or trial since his arrest in Saudi Arabia over seven years ago.
Walid Yunis Ahmad
End indefinite detention in Iraq: Call on authorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to immediately release Walid Yunis Ahmad.