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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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USA: 'I'm not sure what they're basing that on': Human rights ...
11 October 2013

Libyan national Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, also known as Abu Anas al-Libi, remains in incommunicado detention after being seized by US Special ...

Document       AMR 51/069/2013

Not making us safer: Crime, public safety and the death ...
10 October 2013

When faced with high crime rates or public concern and outrage over crime rates or particularly heinous crimes, politicians and government authorities ...

Report       ACT 51/002/2013

Amnesty International | Louisiana must end its campaign of ...
10 October 2013

Following the death of Herman Wallace last Friday, who was held in solitary confinement for over 41 years, Amnesty International is launching a campaign ...

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USA: Further information: Herman Wallace died two days after ...
9 October 2013

On 1 October 2013 a federal judge overturned Herman Wallace's conviction for the 1972 murder of a prison guard and ordered his immediate release ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/068/2013

USA abducts man, holds him incommunicado
8 October 2013

A Libyan man seized by US forces in Libya on 5 October 2013 is being held and interrogated incommunicado in US military custody. He could also face ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/066/2013

USA: Abduction in Libya violates human rights, undermines ...
7 October 2013

The USA has again used its flawed “global war” theory to violate fundamental human rights principles, this time to carry out the abduction of Libyan national ...

Document       AMR 51/065/2013

USA: Further information: Florida carries out fifth execution of ...
2 October 2013

Marshall Gore was executed on 1 October in Florida for the murder of Robyn Novick, committed in 1988.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/064/2013

USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation ...
1 October 2013

The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but ...

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USA: Do not let Herman Wallace die in prison
19 September 2013

Herman Wallace, 71, diagnosed with liver cancer and given weeks to live, will die in prison if Governor of Louisiana does not grant him compassionate ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/063/2013

USA: Capital deficit: A submission on the death penalty to the ...
16 September 2013

An opportunity for scrutiny of the application of the death penalty in the USA comes in October 2013, when the USA's human rights record will be reviewed ...

Report       AMR 51/062/2013