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New York Suspect Must Not Be Sent to Guantánamo

After President Trump said he would consider sending the man accused of yesterday’s attack in New York City, Sayfullo Saipov, to Guantánamo, Amnesty International USA Security with Human Rights Director,…

November 1, 2017


Terry Kay Rockefeller

Documentary film producer, peace and justice activist. Education: M.A. in U.S. History, The Johns Hopkins University; A.B in Government, Radcliffe College, Harvard University. Biography: Terry began her documentary filmmaking career…



1961 In 1961, British lawyer Peter Benenson read a newspaper story about two Portuguese students who were jailed for raising their glasses in a toast to freedom. Appalled by this…


National Security

What is the problem? On multiple fronts, the United States government is violating human rights in the name of national security. Muslim men have been held for years at the…

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Amnesty International USA Responds to Guantanamo Transfers

In response to reports of transfers from Guantanamo Bay, Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement: “While many detainees have at last been transferred, we…

January 20, 2017

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Obama Speech Offers Lessons for Trump

Responding to President Obama’s speech today on counterterrorism, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA’s Security with Human Rights program, released the following statement.

December 6, 2016