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U.S. Military Assistance to Nepal Halted

April 14, 2011

With over 10,000 emails to Secretary of State Rice and a very successful rally at the State Department, Amnesty…

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With over 10,000 emails to Secretary of State Rice and a very successful rally at the State Department, Amnesty International USA activists have succeeded in halting lethal military assistance to the government of Nepal! The U.S. decision was confirmed when it became public last week that the U.S. had suspended a scheduled shipment of M-16 rifles to Nepal, where over 12,000 people have been killed since the conflict began in 1996.

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