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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation ...
1 October 2013

The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but ...

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Amnesty International | USA overturns conviction of terminally ...
1 October 2013

The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but ...

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USA set to sign Arms Trade Treaty | Amnesty International
24 September 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to sign the Arms Trade Treaty at the UN General Assembly this week.

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USA: Do not let Herman Wallace die in prison
19 September 2013

Herman Wallace, 71, diagnosed with liver cancer and given weeks to live, will die in prison if Governor of Louisiana does not grant him compassionate ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/063/2013

USA: Capital deficit: A submission on the death penalty to the ...
16 September 2013

An opportunity for scrutiny of the application of the death penalty in the USA comes in October 2013, when the USA's human rights record will be reviewed ...

Report       AMR 51/062/2013

USA: Life, liberty and the pursuit of human rights: A ...
16 September 2013

The USA ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in June 1992. Two decades later, the USA is failing to live up to its human rights ...

Report       AMR 51/061/2013

Italy must not pardon former CIA agent involved in rendition ...
13 September 2013

The Italian President Giorgio Napolitano must reject a former CIA agent's plea to be pardoned for a crime he committed in the country as part of the US ...

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USA: Bhopal disaster: US government obligation to effect ...
9 September 2013

Dear Attorney General Holder, Re: BHOPAL DISASTER: US GOVERNMENT OBLIGATION TO EFFECT SERVICE OF INDIAN COURT SUMMONS ...

Open Letter       AMR 51/072/2013

USA: California prison authorities 'toying with the lives' of ...
30 August 2013

The refusal by California's prison authorities to explore options to resolve the hunger strike crisis in the state's high security units is a dangerous move ...

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Amnesty International | USA: California prison authorities ' ...
30 August 2013

The refusal by California's prison authorities to explore options to resolve the hunger strike crisis in the state's high security units is a dangerous move ...

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