With over 10,000 emails to Secretary of State Rice and a very successful rally at the State Department, Amnesty International USA activists have succeeded in halting lethal military assistance to the government of Nepal! The U.S. decision was confirmed when it became public last week that the U.S. had suspended a scheduled shipment of M-16 rifles to Nepal, where over 12,000 people have been killed since the conflict began in 1996.
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Approximately 3000 people have been killed by police and unknown vigilantes in the Philippines since President Duterte came into power on 30 June. Many may amount to extrajudicial executions. The President has vowed that the killings will continue.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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