Obama's first 100 days - Information pack

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INFORMATION SHEETS

USA: Counter Terror with Justice: A checklist for the next US President (5 November 2008) 

USA: Illegal US detentions: Facts and Figures (22 December 2008)

USA: Illegal US detentions: Timeline (22 December 2008) 

USA: International Protection for Guantánamo’s Victims  (1 September 2008)

USA: Solidarity with Guantanamo detainees: Voices from Guantánamo (15 December 2008) 

USA: Torture, Enforced Disappearance and Impunity (1 May 2008)  

USA: Illegal US detentions: Framework for Ending Illegal US detentions (10 December 2007) 

USA: Illegal US detentions: Saying no: End illegal US detentions (10 December 2007)

USA: Illegal US detentions: Recommendations to other governments (10 December 2007) 

USA: Illegal US detentions: Action Works: End Illegal Detention (10 December 2007) 

Global concern: No hiding place for torture (1 June 2008)

USA: ACCOUNTABILITY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS 

USA: Investigation, prosecution, remedy: Accountability for human rights violations in the ‘war on terror’ (4 December 2008)

USA: From ill-treatment to unfair trial. The case of Mohammed Jawad, child ‘enemy combatant’ (13 August 2008)

USA: Human Dignity Denied: Torture and Accountability in the 'war on terror' (27 October 2004)  

RECENT PRESS RELEASES AND PUBLIC STATEMENTS

Pentagon preparing plan to close Guantánamo (22 December 2008)  

USA: Senate findings reinforce need for full commission of inquiry (12 December 2008)

European states must follow Portugal and host former detainees (11 December 2008) 

Amnesty International welcomes commitment to close Guantánamo (17 November 2008) 

Human rights groups call on European governments to offer humanitarian protection to Guantánamo detainees (10 November 2008)

MILITARY COMMISSIONS

Papers, reports and multimedia     

We regularly produce reports, fact-sheets, videos and other campaign materials on military commissions which provide in-depth analysis, commentary and research on the issue. This page contains a list of all the materials we have produced to date

Key documents and resources on Military Commissions

This page includes: interviews with Amnesty International’s observers at the hearings in Guantánamo; information sheets; key reports and ideas for action. 

INDIVIDUALS: LATEST INFORMATION ON CASES 

Three Bosnians return home but three remain in Guantánamo (News, 17 December 2008) 

USA: Federal judge orders release of five of six Guantánamo detainees seized in Bosnia in 2002 (Report, 20 November 2008)

USA: Indefinite detention by litigation: ‘Monstrous absurdity’ continues as Uighurs remain in Guantánamo (Report, 12 November 2008) 

USA: Further information on legal concerns (Uighurs) (Urgent action, 12 November 2008) 

USA: Justice Years Overdue: Federal court hearing for Uighur detainees in Guantánamo (Report, 7 October 2008) 

Omar Khadr must be immediately repatriated to Canada (Press release, 15 July 2008)

USA: In whose best interests? Omar Khadr, child ‘enemy combatant’ facing military commission (Report, 16 April 2008)

ACTION MATERIALS:

Postcard: USA: We're counting on you. Counter terror with justice - 100 days action

Poster: USA: Mr. President, are you committed to Justice? Prove it in your first 100 days

Case-card: USA: Act now for Dr Ayman Batarfi (1 December 2008)

Case-card: USA: Act now for Majid Khan: Guantánamo detainee (1 December 2008)

Case-card: USA: Act now for Mohamed al-Qahtani (1 December 2008)

USA: Act now for 17 Uighur men: Guantánamo detainees (1 December 2008)

 

FULL SEARCH FOR DOCUMENTS ON GUANTANAMO

For more information, visit our on-line library for all the materials on Guantánamo that we have produced to date. 

 


 

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Feature Article

Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.