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September 18, 2012 • Press Release

Amnesty International Reports High Civilian Death Toll in Syria from Relentless and Indiscriminate Bombing and Shelling of Northwest Towns and Villages

The Syrian army is waging a relentless and indiscriminate campaign of air bombardments and shelling in northern Syria with civilians as the main victims, many of them children.

July 5, 2012 • Press Release

British War Photographer Paul Conroy – Injured in Syria – Teams Up with Singer-Songwriter Joss Stone and Dave Stewart on New Version of “Take Good Care” to Support United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

Joss Stone, Paul Conroy and Dave Stewart are calling on world leaders gathering at the U.N. to deliver an effective Arms Trade Treaty as they launch a new version of the song 'Take Good Care'.

April 3, 2012 • Press Release

Despite Annan Plan Agreement, Syria Continues to Make Arrests Across the Country, Including Raiding a School, Beating and Arresting 13 Students

Amnesty International said today scores of people are still being arrested and jailed across Syria, including 13 students who were beaten in their school, raising questions about whether the government is serious about its agreed-to commitments under the Annan plan.

March 30, 2012 • Press Release

Amnesty International USA Leader Testifies Before Congress on Continuing Human Rights Violations in Syria

Suzanne Nossel, executive director of Amnesty International USA, told Congress today that the world must respond to the grave situation in Syria, including escalating torture of protesters, and stop “enabling” the bloodshed that has cost more than 7,000 lives.

March 14, 2012 • Press Release

Amnesty International Documents Torture Inside Syria on a Scale Not Seen for Decades

Survivors and Eyewitnesses Who Escaped to Jordan Describe Consistent Pattern of Torture During Arrest and Detention, Including Severe Beatings and Sexual Violence

November 16, 2011 • Press Release

Amnesty International USA Announces Leadership Transition: Suzanne Nossel Selected as New Executive Director of Human Rights Organization

Larry Cox Concludes Four-Year Tenure with Major Campaign Advancements Contact: Gwen Fitzgerald, 202-509-8194, [email protected] (NEW YORK) — Amnesty International USA today announced its new executive director,Suzanne Nossel, a human rights …

October 19, 2012 • Press Release

Human Rights must be at the Forefront of Third and Final Presidential Debate

Grave abuses of human rights fuel or underpin many of the foreign policy challenges that will be the focus of Monday night’s final presidential debate.

August 22, 2012 • Press Release

Civilians Bear Brunt of Horrific Violence as Battle for Aleppo Rages

There is no longer any question: Syria's most populous city has been turned into a battlefield, rendering Aleppo's civilian residents disposable pawns in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.

July 27, 2012 • Press Release

Obama Administration Must Not Delay Consensus on Historic U.N. Arms Trade Treaty on Final Day of Talks

The White House must not delay consensus at the United Nations on an historic arms trade treaty.

June 20, 2012 • Press Release

Amnesty International Stages New York City “Bananafesto” Action in Times Square June 27, Ahead of Historic Arms Treaty Talks at United Nations

On Wednesday, June 27, in Times Square -- ahead of historic U.N. arms control talks starting in July -- Amnesty International will launch a month-long campaign to support a global arms trade treaty.