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United States of America: Disturbing appearance of ...
13 March 2008

On 12 March 2008, Mohammed Jawad, an Afghan national who was 16 or 17 years old at the time of his detention in 2002, appeared before a military ...

Document       AMR 51/019/2008

USA: More military commission proceedings at Guantánamo
12 March 2008

This week, the US government will be conducting further military commission proceedings at Guantánamo. Amnesty International will again have an ...

Report       AMR 51/018/2008

USA: Damage done: US assurances on 'war on terror' ...
10 March 2008

Assurances provided by the USA that it is committed to its legal obligations in relation to the detention, transfer, treatment and trial of individuals suspected ...

Report       AMR 51/015/2008

USA: Torture in the name of 'civilization': President Bush ...
10 March 2008

In March 2008, President Bush vetoed legislation aimed at preventing the Central Intelligence Agency from using “enhanced” interrogation techniques ...

Report       AMR 51/016/2008

USA: To be taken on trust? Extraditions and US assurances in ...
10 March 2008

This report, which has as its starting point the USA's request to the UK government to extradite two UK Nationals suspected of involvement in ...

Report       AMR 51/009/2008

Amnesty International | Governments must take action to end ...
6 March 2008

On the eve of International Women's Day, governments and school officials around the world must take concrete action to end violence against girls,

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Iraq: Carnage and despair: Iraq five years on. The role of ...
1 March 2008

CARNAGE AND DESPAIR IRAQ FIVE YEARS ON. THE ROLE OF PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY CONTRACTORS. In ...

Document       MDE 14/008/2008

Iraq/USA: Further information on death penalty/fear of ...
29 February 2008

'Ali Hassan al-Majid, one of three former senior officials in Saddam Hussein's government currently in US military custody in Iraq, is in imminent danger ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/006/2008

UN: treaty body to examine USA's record on racial ...
19 February 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. 18 February 2008. AI Index: IOR 40/003/2008. UN: treaty body to examine USA's record. ...

Document       IOR 40/003/2008

USA: Impunity and injustice in the 'war on terror': From torture ...
12 February 2008

Following the attacks on 11 September 2001 the US government has treated detainees as individuals from whom information could be extracted rather ...

Report       AMR 51/012/2008