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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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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The US NSA and the UK GCHQ want to listen in on all: Time ...
29 August 2013

Recent revelations about the nature and extent of surveillance activities by the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries raise serious ...

Report       IOR 41/018/2013

USA: Mental health in question as execution set: Marshall ...
21 August 2013

Marshall Gore, aged 50, is due to be executed in Florida on 1 October for a murder committed in 1988. His mental “competence” for execution is in question ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/059/2013

Amnesty International | USA: Commute Bradley Manning's ...
21 August 2013

President Obama should commute US Army Private Bradley Manning's sentence to time already served to allow his immediate release, Amnesty ...

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USA: Amnesty International calls for tighter policies on use of ...
14 August 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 14 August 2013. AI Index: AMR 51/058/2013. USA: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/058/2013

USA: Further information: Mentally ill man executed in Florida ...
6 August 2013

John Ferguson, a 65-year-old man with a decades-long history of serious mental illness, was executed in the US state of Florida on 5 August 2013. He ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/057/2013