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Latest Reports

September 4, 2014

Anyone arrested in Mexico is potentially at risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Torture and other ill-treatment are frequently used as investigative tools to get "information" and "confessions" from suspe...

June 23, 2014

Amnesty International calls for the full report to be declassified as a matter of priority –with redactions only where strictly necessary– and any information that pertains to human rights violations, including crimes under international law, publ...

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....

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...