The 2013 Annual Report on
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On 25 March 2008, in a case involving the USA's obligation to comply with judgments of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the US Supreme Court ruled in favour ...
Document AMR 51/025/2008
In March 2008 the USA revealed that its secret detention and interrogation program was continuing to operate. It announced that Muhammad Rahim al-Afghani had been ...
Report AMR 51/021/2008
Five years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the country is still in disarray.
Amnesty International regrets that on 17 March 2008, the Georgia Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, denied death row inmate Troy Davis a new trial or an evidentiary ...
Report AMR 51/022/2008
Khaled Abdu Ahmed Saleh al-Maqtari's story illustrates the global reach of the USA's secret detention network and provides chilling allegations of the deliberate ...
Report AMR 51/013/2008
A man who spent nearly three years in secret CIA detention spoke exclusively to Amnesty International about his ordeal.
Report AMR 51/017/2008
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 judge in pre-trial ...
Document AMR 51/019/2008
This week, the US government will be conducting further military commission proceedings at Guantánamo. Amnesty International will again have an observer at these ...
Report AMR 51/018/2008
In March 2008, President Bush vetoed legislation aimed at preventing the Central Intelligence Agency from using “enhanced” interrogation techniques again. The US ...
Report AMR 51/016/2008