April 27, 2010
USA: Military commission proceedings against Omar Khadr resume, as USA disregards its international human rights obligations
Omar Khadr?s trial by military commission is currently scheduled to begin on 12 July 2010. The main issue at the pre-trial...
October 12, 2005
USA: Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch joint study -- The Rest of Their Lives: Life without Parole for Child Offenders in the U.S.
A new study by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International finds that thousands of children in the U.S. have been sentenced...
November 29, 2004
USA: Excessive and lethal force? Amnesty International's concerns about deaths and ill-treatment involving police use of Tasers
In the past three years, more than 70 people are reported to have died in the USA and Canada after being struck by M26 or...