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Amnesty International | USA: Close Guantánamo and end ...
20 January 2014

The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA's double standard on human rights, Amnesty ...

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USA: Another killing in a long-since failed experiment
17 January 2014

1. Index: AMR 51/005/2014. 17 January 2014. USA: ANOTHER KILLING IN A LONG-SINCE FAILED EXPERIMENT. The penalty ...

Document       AMR 51/005/2014

Amnesty International | USA: Texas execution would violate ...
17 January 2014

The Texas authorities must halt the execution of Mexican national Edgar Arias Tamayo, set to take place on 22 January, which would violate an international ...

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Obama recognizes global rights to privacy, still falls far short ...
17 January 2014

President Obama's recognition of the need to safeguard the privacy of people around the world is significant, but insufficient to end serious global concern ...

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USA: Texas execution would violate international court ruling ...
17 January 2014

The Texas authorities must halt the execution of Mexican national Edgar Arias Tamayo, set to take place on 22 January, which would violate an international ...

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USA: 12 Years of Guantánamo detentions, 12 years of double ...
9 January 2014

As the US detentions at Guantánamo enter their 13th year, the world should take the USA to task for its abject failure to live up to the international human ...

Document       AMR 51/001/2014

USA: Further information: Florida conducts first US execution ...
8 January 2014

Askari Abdullah Muhammad, aged 62, was executed on 7 January for a prison murder committed in 1980. He had a long history of serious mental illness ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/002/2014

Wire, January/February 2014. Vol. 44, issue 001
7 January 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Armed with pens, keyboards and a passion for human rights 3) My body my rights 4) Morocco: Remembering Amina 5) El ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2014

USA: End four-decade campaign of vengeance and release ...
6 January 2014

Authorities in the US state of Louisiana must end their campaign of vengeance against Albert Woodfox and release him after nearly four decades of cruel ...

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Amnesty International | USA: Reject legal threat to lifesaving ...
6 January 2014

US corporate interests must not be allowed to invalidate the Conflict Minerals Rule, which requires companies to investigate and disclose whether their ...

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