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Latest Reports

June 16, 2014

The US prison camp at Guantánamo is back on the political agenda. And the politicking again threatens to derail the already long overdue goal of closing it. This is what happens when a government operates a detention regime that flouts human right...

May 21, 2014

Human Rights are still absent from counter-terrorism policy a year after President Obama proclaimed "America at crossroads."

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

International law strictly prohibits the use of torture and other ill-treatment, and stipulates that governments are responsible for investigating torture allegations, bringing criminal proceedings in torture cases and compensating the victims....