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Amnesty International | USA: Notorious super-max prison is ...
16 July 2014

The US government's callous and dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country's only federal super-maximum ...

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USA: Prisoners held in extreme solitary confinement in breach ...
16 July 2014

The US government's dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country's only federal super-maximum security ...

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USA: Kicking and screaming: CIA declassification review of ...
23 June 2014

On 3 April 2014, the SSCI voted to submit for declassification the 480-page summary of its updated 6600 page report. The CIA is conducting the ...

Document       AMR 51/038/2014

USA: Sentencing disparity at issue in death case: Johnny ...
23 June 2014

Shane Kormondy, a Florida inmate who has exhausted his normal court appeals, is seeking commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/039/2014

USA: Time for truth and justice: Reflections and ...
23 June 2014

In late 2012, the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) completed a review it had begun in 2009 into the secret detention and interrogation ...

Report       AMR 51/035/2014

Amnesty International | Secret and incommunicado detention ...
18 June 2014

The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted ...

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USA: Man seized in Libya faces death penalty in USA
18 June 2014

A Libyan man seized by US forces in Libya on 15 June is being held incommunicado in US custody at an undisclosed location, possibly a ship. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/037/2014

USA: Secret and incommunicado detention of Benghazi ...
18 June 2014

The US government must ensure that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, who is being held in secret and incommunicado detention, gets immediate and unrestricted ...

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USA: 'We have the ability to do things': President and ...
13 June 2014

The US prison camp at Guantánamo is back on the political agenda. And the politicking again threatens to derail the already long overdue goal of closing ...

Document       AMR 51/036/2014

Amnesty International | On the first anniversary of Edward ...
5 June 2014

There is an urgent need for international protection for whistleblowers and major reform to protect the right to privacy, said Amnesty International on the ...

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