Amnesty International Calls for Accountability in the Shooting of Stephon Clark

In response to the fatal shooting of Stephen Clark, a 22-year old unarmed man, who went by Stephon, killed on March 18 by officers of the Sacramento Police Department in the backyard of his family home, Amnesty International sent a letter to Chief of Police, Daniel Hahn. The letter detailed the organization’s concerns that the … Continued

Fifteen-Year Old Girl and Father Released After Amnesty International USA Delivers Petitions to ICE

In an extraordinary move, fifteen-year old Astrid and her father Arturo were ordered released today. This morning, Amnesty International USA delivered petitions to the Philadelphia Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office, urging Acting Field Office Director Gregory Brawley to release the family.

Syria: Nowhere to hide for civilians killed by reported Russian air strike in Arbin

Responding to reports that an alleged Russian air strike using an incendiary weapon burned to death 37 civilians – mainly women and children – hiding in an air-raid shelter in the Syrian town of Arbin on Friday, Amnesty International’s Crisis Response Senior Advisor Rawya Rageh said the following.

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