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Amnesty International USA Board Elects Reza Fakhari for Chair, Fills Other Leadership Posts

Amnesty International USA announced today that Reza Fakhari been elected Chair of its Board of Directors. Fakhari has demonstrated a passionate commitment to promoting and defending human rights, stemming from …

Breonna Taylor Case Underscores Need for Real Police Reform

Responding to the decision in the Breonna Taylor case today, Kristina Roth, the Senior Program Officer for Criminal Justice Programs at Amnesty International USA, said:

Amnesty International USA Issues Rare Call for a Halt on Chad Wolf Nomination

Chad Wolf has participated in, and in many cases presided over, DHS’s perpetration of serious human rights violations. From proposing the separation of families to recklessly detaining tens of thousands of people during a global pandemic to deploying DHS forces to “dominate” civil rights protesters, Wolf has an abysmal record on human rights. Until that record is fully and thoroughly investigated, Wolf’s nomination should not proceed.

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