Israeli authorities must release a 16-year-old Palestinian activist who could face up to 10 years in prison over an altercation with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank last month, Amnesty International said as she appeared in court today.
On the 16th anniversary of the opening of the notorious detention facility at the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Amnesty International is again calling for the fair trial or immediate release of those detained there and closure of the facility.
On the 16th anniversary of the Guantánamo Bay detention camp, Amnesty International USA will be joining the Center for Constitutional Rights, Witness Against Torture, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, and others for a rally to demand the closure of the detention camp, end indefinite detention of the detainees, and reject the use of torture by the U.S. government.
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