August 9, 2016

Detained Student Activist Released!

Phyoe Phyoe Aung was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests. After 394,000 actions on h

Recent Victories

April 26, 2012

Amnesty International welcomed the transfer of two detainees out of Guantanamo. Amnesty International has long called for them, and all other Guantanamo detainees, to either be charged and fairly tried or released.

February 10, 2012

On January 11, 2012, Amnesty International, Witness Against Torture, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, the Center for Constitutional Rights and over 60 other organizations marked the 10 year anniversary of "war on terror" human rights violations at Guantanamo.

July 14, 2010

On July 13, 2010 Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed al-Odaini was released from Guantánamo back to his home country of Yemen.

March 31, 2010
Two Uighur brothers being held at Guantanamo, Bahtiyar Mahnut and Arkin Mahmud, were resettled in Switzerland.