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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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United States of America: Submission to the United Nations ...
20 October 2014

Amnesty International's focus in this submission on the issue of accountability for the USA's human rights violations in the context of counter-terrorism ...

Report       AMR 51/049/2014

USA: Further information: New death penalty charges against ...
16 October 2014

A Libyan man seized by US military forces in Libya in June and transferred to the USA two weeks later to face trial has now been charged with offences ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2014

Death Penalty: Countries continue to execute people with ...
10 October 2014

Countries around the world continue to sentence to death or to execute people with mental and intellectual disabilities, in clear violation of international ...

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2014 World Day Against the Death Penalty: Protecting people ...
10 October 2014

This document provides an overview of the main issues relating to the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities. ...

Document       ACT 51/005/2014

Entombed: Life in the USA's cruel isolation chambers ...
4 October 2014

When 71-year-old Herman Wallace died shortly after being released from more than four decades in isolation in a Louisiana prison, a year ago today ...

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USA: Jailed after exposing possible human rights abuses ...
1 October 2014

US Army Private Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013, after leaking classified government material. Some of the documents ...

Document       AMR 51/044/2014

USA: Jailed after exposing possible human rights abuses ...
1 October 2014

CHELSEA MANNING USA Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after leaking classified US government documents to the website ...

Poster       AMR 51/045/2014

UN: Landmark Arms Trade Treaty to become reality with 50th ...
25 September 2014

Protection for the millions of people whose lives are devastated by the poorly regulated global arms trade is set to take a giant leap forward, with the ...

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USA: Further information: Missouri conducts its eighth ...
10 September 2014

Earl Ringo was executed in Missouri on 10 September after the courts refused to intervene and the state governor denied clemency. This was the eighth ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/048/2014

The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014