Muslim Ban Revision Risks More Suffering

Following a revision of President Trump’s travel ban to now include restrictions on travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, Naureen Shah, senior campaigns director for Amnesty International USA, released the following statement: “Since this ban was implemented 10 months ago, we’ve seen families torn apart and whole nations of … Continued

Trump Administration Should Not Gut Drone Protections

CONTACT: Mandy Simon, [email protected] NEW YORK – Following reports that the Trump administration is seeking to change U.S. government policy on the use of lethal force outside of armed conflicts, Zeke Johnson, senior director of programs for Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement: “The policies that guide the United States’ use of lethal force and … Continued

Yemen: US-made bomb kills and maims children in deadly strike on residential homes

The bomb that destroyed a residential building in Yemen's capital last month, killing 16 civilians and injuring 17 more - including five-year-old Buthaina whose photograph went viral in the aftermath of the strike - was made in the USA, Amnesty International reveals today.

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