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USA: Time for truth and justice: Reflections and ...
23 June 2014

In late 2012, the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) completed a review it had begun in 2009 into the secret detention and interrogation ...

Report       AMR 51/035/2014

Amnesty International | Secret and incommunicado detention ...
18 June 2014

The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted ...

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USA: Man seized in Libya faces death penalty in USA
18 June 2014

A Libyan man seized by US forces in Libya on 15 June is being held incommunicado in US custody at an undisclosed location, possibly a ship. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/037/2014

USA: Secret and incommunicado detention of Benghazi ...
18 June 2014

The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted ...

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USA: 'We have the ability to do things': President and ...
13 June 2014

The US prison camp at Guantánamo is back on the political agenda. And the politicking again threatens to derail the already long overdue goal of closing ...

Document       AMR 51/036/2014

Amnesty International | On the first anniversary of Edward ...
5 June 2014

There is an urgent need for international protection for whistleblowers and major reform to protect the right to privacy, said Amnesty International on the ...

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Demand for whistleblower protection and privacy on ...
5 June 2014

There is an urgent need for international protection for whistleblowers and major reform to protect the right to privacy, said Amnesty International on the ...

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USA: 'The Nation we aspire to be' : Revisiting intellectual ...
29 May 2014

The USA's death penalty experiment continues, and a judicial killing on average every 10 days. There have been 20 executions so far this year. The ...

Document       AMR 51/034/2014

USA: Death row inmate seeks commutation to life: Michael ...
27 May 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/033/2014

United States of America: Another year, same missing ...
22 May 2014

In the year since President Obama pointed to his country being at a “crossroads”, the USA has continued to travel in the same direction in relation to ...

Report       AMR 51/032/2014