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Justice Department not expected to charge police in Alton Sterling death

USA Today
Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang calls for lethal force law reform.

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in 8 days
Amnesty International USA campaigner James Clark calls for death row sentences to be commuted.

Trump Administration Deports Honduran Mom And Her 5-Year-Old Son

Amnesty International senior director of campaigns, Naureen Shah, explains why deportations put asylum-seekers in danger.

Trump takes a selective approach to the promotion of human rights

Washington Post
Amnesty International marks the first 100 days of President Trump’s presidency with a briefing on 100 ways his administration has threatened human rights.

Immigrant diagnosed with brain tumor released after 15 months in ICE custody

ABC News
Amnesty International spokesperson Eric Ferrero calls for asylum-seekers to be treated with dignity and compassion.

Watch Alicia Keys Proclaim 'The Best Art' Will Come From Civil Rights Activism

Rolling Stone
Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty honors Alicia Key’s contributions to advancing human rights.

Why the Syria Chemical Attack Requires Immediate Action

Teen Vogue
Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang explains why we can’t turn our back on those who need our help.

Sen. Nelson must help put a stop to travel ban

Tallahassee Democrat
Amnesty International USA student area coordinator, Ambar Martin, writes about the importance of Congress repealing President Trump’s travel ban.

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