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USA: further information: Three weeks left for governor to ...
18 December 2014

The outgoing Illinois Governor has until 11 January to decide if he will grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez. She is serving a sentence of life ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/062/2014

International Migrants Day: Rights of migrants under attack ...
18 December 2014

The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe as they face economic exploitation, discrimination and racism in a range of countries.

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USA-Cuba prisoner swap must spur historic human rights ...
17 December 2014

Today's prisoner exchange between the USA and Cuba presents the best opportunity in more than half a century to forge an agenda for human rights ...

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Amnesty International | USA-Cuba prisoner swap must spur ...
17 December 2014

Today's prisoner exchange between the USA and Cuba presents the best opportunity in more than half a century to forge an agenda for human rights ...

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Chelsea Manning: 'Why speaking out is worth the risk' ...
16 December 2014

Chelsea Manning is serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified US government documents to the website WikiLeaks. From her prison cell ...

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USA: Further information: Missouri carries out tenth execution ...
11 December 2014

Paul Goodwin was executed in Missouri in the early hours of 10 December, Human Rights Day, for the murder of Joan Crotts, committed in 1998.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/061/2014

USA: 136 to go... the unbearable slowness of closing ...
9 December 2014

With the transfer from the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay of six men who had been held there without charge or trial for more than 12 years, there ...

Document       AMR 51/060/2014

Amnesty International | USA: Senate summary report on CIA ...
9 December 2014

A Senate committee report summary detailing torture methods used as part of a secret US detention and interrogation programme is a stark reminder ...

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USA: Senate summary report on CIA detention programme ...
9 December 2014

A Senate committee report summary detailing torture methods used as part of a secret US detention and interrogation programme is a stark reminder ...

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United States of America: Turning a page, but torture chapter ...
9 December 2014

Those responsible for the crimes committed in the US secret detention programme continue to enjoy impunity, the victims continue to be denied access ...

Document       AMR 51/059/2014