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Latest Reports

April 1, 2014

Violence affects everyone in Chicago, but it is particularly devastating for the city's youth. Human rights must be a part of the strategy to address gun violence in Chicago

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...