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USA: Further information: War objector requests sentence ...
6 November 2013

Pregnant USA prisoner of conscience, Kimberly Rivera, is requesting a reduction of her prison sentence. She received a prison sentence for deserting ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/075/2013

USA: Briefing for Louisiana legislature regarding use of ...
6 November 2013

The use of prolonged isolation in Louisiana lacks transparency. There is no information available as to the extent of its use in state prisons, nor the rationale ...

Document       AMR 51/077/2013

USA: Threats to deny Snowden clemency smack of ...
4 November 2013

Any potential trial of whistleblower Edward Snowden would amount to political persecution if it covers his revelations about the US government's human ...

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Amnesty International | USA: Threats to deny Snowden ...
4 November 2013

Any potential trial of whistleblower Edward Snowden would amount to political persecution if it covers his revelations about the US government's human ...

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'Making a match is incredibly satisfying … until you have to ...
1 November 2013

A scar, a tattoo, broken bone, a toothbrush kept in a small bag, a set of teeth. These are the some of the clues anthropologists look out for when faced ...

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USA: 'Making a match is incredibly satisfying … until you have ...
1 November 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FEATURE EMBARGO: Friday 1 November 2013, 00:01Hs GMT. AI Index: AMR 51/074 ...

PressItem       AMR 51/074/2013

USA: Solitary confinement in the USA
1 November 2013

The USA stands virtually alone in the world in incarcerating thousands of prisoners in long-term or indefinite solitary confinement. More than 40 states ...

Report       AMR 51/076/2013

USA: Further information: Abducted Libyan held in inhumane ...
25 October 2013

A Libyan man seized by US forces in Libya on 5 October 2013 was detained following a US federal court hearing on 15 October. He is not facing the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/071/2013

UN response to surveillance must strike balance between ...
25 October 2013

This week's revelation that the USA's National Security Agency (NSA) has spied on 35 world leaders has only further exacerbated international outrage ...

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USA: UN response to surveillance must strike balance ...
25 October 2013

This week's revelation that the USA's National Security Agency (NSA) has spied on 35 world leaders has only further exacerbated international outrage ...

PressItem       AMR 51/073/2013