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Latest Reports

April 14, 2014

Amnesty International USA and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) urge the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to recommend the repeal of Section 702 as well as other measures to substantially reform US surveillance practices.

April 1, 2014

This report, prepared in connection with Amnesty International USA's annual Human Rights Conference, outlines ten pressing human rights issues facing the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois as a whole and recommends steps for immediate actio...

March 26, 2014
Despite the setbacks in 2013, there has been a steady decline in the number of countries using the death penalty over the last 20 years, and there was progress in all regions last year.
March 10, 2014

Three years after popular pro-reform then anti-government protests drew a brutal response from the Syrian authorities, leading to the internal armed conflict that continues to rage, around a quarter of a million civilians are living under siege ac...