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The Wire, February 2008. Vol. 38, No.1
7 February 2008

1) Cambodia burns the homes of its poor 2) Palestinian children still wait for their parents' release 3) A bleak year for journalists and freedom of speech ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2008

USA: CIA 'waterboarding': Admission of a crime, now there ...
6 February 2008

The recent confirmation by the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), General Michael Hayden, that the CIA has used “waterboarding” against ...

Report       AMR 51/011/2008

Amnesty International | USA: Amnesty International calls for ...
6 February 2008

Amnesty International today called for a full, independent and promptcriminal investigation, following the first public admission by CIADirector, General ...

Press Release      

USA: Who are the Guantánamo detainees? Case Sheet 23 ...
1 February 2008

In 2001 Stateless Palestinian Maher Rafat al Quwari decided to travel to Pakistan, via Iran and Afghanistan, to obtain identification papers from the ...

Report       AMR 51/014/2008

Why is Amnesty International in Davos? | Amnesty ...
25 January 2008

Judit Arenas writes from the World Economic Forum in Davos about talking to those that can take steps to improve human rights – not just governments ...

Story      

Video: Moazzam Begg read Poems from Guantánamo ...
23 January 2008

Former Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg reads a poem that he wrote while he was held at the US detention centre.

Video Clip      

USA: Jose Padilla Sentenced: Concerns about Justice ...
22 January 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 51/008/2008. Date: 22 January 2008. Jose Padilla Sentenced ...

Document       AMR 51/008/2008

USA: Further Information on Unfair Trial: Gary Tyler
21 January 2008

Amnesty International has learnt that Governor Blanco did not intervene in Gary Tyler's case before she retired from office at the end of 2007, and the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/007/2008

Video: Worldwide actions to close Guantánamo | Amnesty ...
18 January 2008

Thousands of people, including Amnesty International members and supporters from around the world, have taken action to mark the sixth anniversary ...

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Further information on UA 135/07 fear of torture/ill-treatment ...
16 January 2008

Sameh Khouzam was released from York County prison, Pennsylvania on 15 January 2008; five days after a US federal judge ordered the US government ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/006/2008