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Close Gitmo and Help Solve the Debt Crisis
It is not news to any taxpayer in the country that the United States is facing a debt crisis and that public spending is under scrutiny like never before, yet one decade-long drain on the public ...
Amnesty International USA 08/23/2011 6 7 - 20
9/11 Hate Crime Victim Takes A Stand
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights Just ten days after the September 11 attacks ...
Amnesty International USA 07/18/2011 12 21 - 95
Georgia's Shady Death Penalty Drug Deals
By Brian Evans, Campaigner for Amnesty International USA’s Death Penalty Abolition ...
Amnesty International USA 06/23/2011 3 5 - 33
U.S. in Top 5 For Executions Worldwide
By Brian Evans, Campaigner for Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign. First, the good news. In 1961, the year ...
Amnesty International USA 03/28/2011 10 10 - 40
Torture and Abuse in Egypt: The North Carolina Connection
By Geoffrey Mock , the Egypt country specialist and chair of the Middle East County Specialists for Amnesty ...
Amnesty International USA 01/31/2011 6 29 - 102
Inhumane Treatment of WikiLeaks Soldier Bradley Manning
Amnesty International USA 01/24/2011 11 47 - 76
Reflections on the Army, Torture and General Sanchez
By Geneve Mantri , Government Relations Director, for Terrorism and Counterterrorism and Human Rights It is a cold and icy ...
Amnesty International USA 01/19/2011 8 16 - 55
Rep. King’s Terrorism Problem
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights Yesterday, with the opening of the 112th Congress,
Amnesty International USA 01/06/2011 8 21 2 68
Funding Bill Threatens Fair Trials for Detainees
By Geneve Mantri , Government Relations Director for Terrorism and Counterterrorism and Human Rights The Senate ...
Amnesty International USA 12/15/2010 13 13 - 52
Why Today’s Human Rights Day Is So Special
Today is a special Human Rights Day. It marks the beginning of Amnesty International's 50th year celebration. That's 50 years of working together to demand freedom and justice for ...
Amnesty International USA 12/10/2010 6 8 - 50
A Moral Quagmire
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA On Tuesday the ...
Amnesty International USA 11/19/2010 5 12 - 46
What the Election Results Mean for US Torture Policy
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA As the dust settles ...
Amnesty International USA 11/09/2010 8 12 - 51
Will Obama Cut Ties With Indonesian Torturers?
By Carole Marzolf, Indonesia Country Specialist for Amnesty International President Obama will visit his childhood home of Indonesia on November 9th in his first official visit since ...
Amnesty International USA 11/08/2010 15 10 - 37
Congress Should Withhold "Human Rights" Aid to Mexico
By Kathryn Striffolino , International Advocacy Associate Director at Amnesty International ...
Amnesty International USA 09/20/2010 10 5 - 63
Thousands of Iraqis Risk Torture After US Handover
By Shatha Almutawa , Iraq Country Specialist for Amnesty International USA Amnesty International released a new report on ...
Amnesty International USA 09/14/2010 7 8 - 28
Judge Rules Against Troy Davis
By Laura Moye , Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Director at Amnesty International USA Two days ago, a federal district court in ...
Amnesty International USA 08/26/2010 14 37 1 44
Your Guantanamo Questions Answered Today
Today Amnesty International USA will be hosting a Tweet Chat ...
Amnesty International USA 08/10/2010 7 10 - 24
Time Running Out for Omar Khadr
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. ...
Amnesty International USA 08/03/2010 11 29 1 36
Will there be justice for murdered Egyptian blogger?
By Geoffrey Mock , the Egypt country specialist at Amnesty International USA Impunity is one of the great building blocks of ...
Amnesty International USA 07/28/2010 3 10 - 33
Utah's Immigrant Hit List
By Lory D. Rosenberg , the Interim Director of Policy and Advocacy, Refugee and Migrant's Rights Last week, ...
Amnesty International USA 07/23/2010 11 18 - 29
France Votes to Ban Full-Face Veils
Yesterday the lower house of the French parliament voted 336 to 1 in favor of banning full-face veils . In response to this overwhelming vote, Amnesty International has issued ...
Amnesty International USA 07/14/2010 218 21 1 97
Story of Two Women: Two Death Sentences in Iran
By Elise Auerbach , the Iran and Jordan country specialist for Amnesty International USA. Over the past weeks Amnesty ...
Amnesty International USA 07/13/2010 22 18 - 44
Potentially Innocent Man Faces Execution in Ohio
By Brian Evans , Campaigner for the Death Penalty Abolition Campaign at Amnesty International USA A man faces execution despite ...
Amnesty International USA 07/08/2010 10 14 - 79
UK to launch torture inquiry; US should follow suit
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA Yesterday morning ...
Amnesty International USA 07/07/2010 19 31 - 65
US Media: American Waterboarding Good, Foreign Waterboarding Bad
By Paula Escobar , Amnesty International Counter Terror with Justice Campaign According to ...
Amnesty International USA 07/02/2010 12 18 - 27
Yahoo – Poster Boy for Internet Censorship
By Tony Cruz, Business and Human Rights Coordination Group Yahoo – the company responsible for the 10 year prison sentence of Chinese journalist,
Amnesty International USA 07/01/2010 3 15 - 20
Good News: Odaini Going Home from Gitmo
We have great news to share. Mohammed al-Odaini will ...
Amnesty International USA 06/28/2010 5 30 - 24
Witnesses Say Case Against Troy Davis Based on Lies
Amnesty International is currently in Savannah, Georgia observing Troy Davis' evidentiary hearing . Never before has the U.S. Supreme ...
Amnesty International USA 06/24/2010 6 17 - 22
Former US Military Interrogator: Release al-Odaini from Gitmo
By Matthew Alexander, former U.S. Senior Military Interrogator The importance of ...
Amnesty International USA 06/22/2010 7 15 - 22
DoD Risks Hiring Unscrupulous Arms Brokers with Foreign Arms Purchases
By Colby Goodman , the Military, Security, and Police Working Group at Amnesty International USA The ...
Amnesty International USA 06/21/2010 6 8 - 24
"Yeah, we waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. I'd do it again..."
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. Speaking in Grand ...
Amnesty International USA 06/08/2010 298 418 8 95
Gay Malawian Couple Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison
By Sarah Hager , Chair of Southern Africa Country Specialists at Amnesty International USA Today a gay couple in Malawi ...
Amnesty International USA 05/20/2010 10 34 - 52
Reggie Clemons Awaits Death in Missouri Despite Bias, Misconduct and Error
By Laura Moye , Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Director at Amnesty International USA ...
Amnesty International USA 05/11/2010 1 12 1 109
Interrogator Admits Gitmo Detainee Khadr Threatened with Rape
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. Parker is currently at Guant�namo to observe ...
Amnesty International USA 05/07/2010 14 46 2 1786
Indecent Haste at Gitmo
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. Parker ...
Amnesty International USA 05/06/2010 7 15 - 187
Gitmo Hearings and 'Non-Traditional Interrogation'
By Tom Parker, Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. Parker is currently at Guant�namo to observe the military commissions ...
Amnesty International USA 05/05/2010 5 14 - 12
We find the defendant NOT guilty. Now lock him up!
By Zeke Johnson , Amnesty International USA's Counter Terror With Justice Campaigner Is this America or the Twilight Zone?
Amnesty International USA 05/03/2010 31 38 - 38
Six years on Abu Ghraib victims still fight for justice, military contractors still win contracts
By Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt , Amnesty International's Business and Economic Relations Group Abu ...
Amnesty International USA 04/30/2010 6 15 - 25
"We'll Make Him Disappear"
By Sarnata Reynolds , Director of Refugee and Migrants’ Rights at Amnesty International ...
Amnesty International USA 04/06/2010 8 30 - 34
What About Home Grown Terrorists?
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA The disruption of ...
Amnesty International USA 04/02/2010 42 31 - 99
Saudi Arabia Set to Execute Soothsayer for Sorcery
By Geoffrey Mock , Middle East Specialist for Amnesty International USA UPDATE (4/2/10): ‘Ali Hussain Sibat ...
Amnesty International USA 04/01/2010 27 19 - 44
Put Immigration Quotas on ICE
By Sarnata Reynolds , Director for Refugee and Migrants' Rights at Amnesty International USA On February 22,
Amnesty International USA 03/31/2010 37 10 - 50
New Global Death Penalty Stats Out Today
By Brian Evans , Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Today Amnesty International released our annual ...
Amnesty International USA 03/30/2010 9 15 - 24
30 Years On Refugee Rights Still in Flux
By Sarnata Reynolds , Amnesty International Today marks the 30th anniversary of the US Refugee Act of 1980, a bipartisan ...
Amnesty International USA 03/19/2010 1 4 1 14
Get Well Soon ... So We Can Kill You
By Brian Evans , Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, a former prison ...
Amnesty International USA 03/11/2010 30 8 - 17
Secretary Clinton: When You Go to Guatemala, Will You Put Human Rights at the Top of Your Agenda?
By: Katie Striffolino , International Advocacy Associate Director at ...
Amnesty International USA 03/02/2010 10 7 - 102
Former Executioner Opposes Death Penalty Expansion
By: Brian Evans, Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign representative "Support ...
Amnesty International USA 02/17/2010 17 23 1 29
America got it right on handling of 'underwear bomber' Abdulmutallab
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights Last ...
Amnesty International USA 02/08/2010 27 20 - 22
Women: The Smartest Investment
By: Daphne Jayasinghe, Advocacy Director for Women's Human Rights at Amnesty International USA Earlier this year, ...
Amnesty International USA 01/20/2010 1 12 1 10
Real men are not afraid of women's empowerment!
By: Daphne Jayasinghe , Advocacy Director for Women's Human Rights at Amnesty International USA As UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ...
Amnesty International USA 01/13/2010 13 16 - 59
Desperately Needed Homes Sit Unused in Mississippi
By: The Editors In Mississippi, hundreds of federally funded modular homes sit unused because local ...
Amnesty International USA 12/16/2009 4 12 - 26
Modern Warfare 2
By: Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International ...
Amnesty International USA 12/07/2009 17 11 - 120
Will Texas Execute a Man with Mental Retardation?
By Brian Evans , Amnesty International USA’s Death Penalty Abolition Campaign representative ...
Amnesty International USA 12/01/2009 40 20 - 101
The Story of Maajid Nawaz
By: Tom Parker, Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International ...
Amnesty International USA 11/25/2009 5 11 - 71
A Half Measure of Justice
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA Being a nation of ...
Amnesty International USA 11/17/2009 10 5 - 224
Why is the Iranian government so afraid of Kian Tajbakhsh?
By Elise Auerbach , Iran and Jordan country specialist for Amnesty International USA Why is the Iranian government so afraid ...
Amnesty International USA 10/23/2009 5 11 - 40
Harsh treatment for youngest Gitmo detainee
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA Omar Khadr, the youngest ...
Amnesty International USA 10/08/2009 10 18 - 101
How much does the U.S. pay for "war on terror" crimes?
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA Earlier this month a ...
Amnesty International USA 10/02/2009 3 10 - 65
Eric Holder and the Seven Dwarves
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA Last Friday seven former ...
Amnesty International USA 09/22/2009 9 20 1 72
Appeals court dismisses Abu Ghraib lawsuit, sets dangerous precedent for torture victims
by Lillian Tan , Corporate Action Network On September 11 th , 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals of the D.C.
Amnesty International USA 09/21/2009 13 20 - 75
Iran and Ohio weigh in on executing the same person twice
Under Iranian law, if a person is sentenced to death and survives his/her execution, then that person should not be subjected to another execution . So why is Ohio's ...
Amnesty International USA 09/18/2009 29 11 1 50
Artists Protest Toronto Film Fest For Tel Aviv Spotlight
By Zahir Janmohamed , Advocacy Director for ...
Amnesty International USA 09/16/2009 98 13 - 29
How science is leveling the human rights playing field
By Christoph Koettl , Crisis Prevention and Response Campaigner at Amnesty International USA Authorities ...
Amnesty International USA 09/08/2009 3 16 - 53
Torture for their own good
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights In the past few months I have frequently found ...
Amnesty International USA 09/04/2009 2 6 1 13
Executed for a crime that never occurred?
By Brian Evans, Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner at Amnesty International USA In 2004, Cameron Todd Willingham was executed in Texas for setting a fire that killed ...
Amnesty International USA 08/27/2009 13 47 - 57
Déjà vu all over again
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights In what is becoming a very familiar story, a ...
Amnesty International USA 08/24/2009 8 23 - 60
The Curious Case of 30,000 Indigenous People vs. Chevron
The could-be "sleeper hit" of the summer, Crude: The Real Price of Oil , is described as a real-life high stakes legal drama, set against a backdrop of the environmental ...
Amnesty International USA 08/13/2009 6 24 1 97
A Tale of Two Taliban
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights In the last month, a spotlight has fallen on two ...
Amnesty International USA 08/04/2009 12 8 - 65
Stuck between a rock and U.S. immigration policy
By Sarnata Reynolds , Refugee Program Director Over the last twelve months, I have met with dozens of people detained in local ...
Amnesty International USA 07/30/2009 6 14 - 22
Human exploitation fuels mining trade in DRC: Apple, Dell look away
Prominent US and multinational companies such as Apple, Dell, Motorola, Nokia, and Hewlett-Packard are among the businesses pinpointed as culprits in ...
Amnesty International USA 07/24/2009 11 12 3 58
Sentenced to Death Due to Police Torture
By Brian Evans , Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner at Amnesty International USA On July 7, Ronald Kitchen became a free man. ...
Amnesty International USA 07/13/2009 12 25 - 57
Yahoo!: Click Refresh Button on Internet Censorship
By Tony Cruz , Amnesty International USA's Business & Economic Relations Group Yahoo! held its annual shareholder ...
Amnesty International USA 07/10/2009 1 7 - 25
Will US Seek Death Penalty in First Trial of Former Gitmo Detainee?
By Brian Evans , Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner at Amnesty International USA Last month,
Amnesty International USA 07/09/2009 8 16 - 32
Update: Obama & Indefinite Detention
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights Yesterday'...
Amnesty International USA 07/02/2009 43 16 - 55
Obama and Bush Agree? Habeas Corpus is So Passé
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights UPDATE (7/2): Clarification on Obama's stance on ...
Amnesty International USA 07/01/2009 169 32 - 165
Obama's Death Penalty Challenge & Race
By Brian Evans , Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner at Amnesty International USA The death penalty is a difficult issue for just ...
Amnesty International USA 06/23/2009 9 11 - 151
China Makes PC Companies Install Software that Censors
By Tony Cruz , Amnesty International USA's Business & Economic Relations Group Starting July 1, 2009, the ...
Amnesty International USA 06/22/2009 19 17 - 29
U.S. Obligation to Freed Gitmo Detainees
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights Four Uighur former Guantanamo inmates are now in Bermuda, ...
Amnesty International USA 06/19/2009 9 11 1 220
Big Oil Finally Pays in Nigeria: A Victory for Corporate Accountability
By Anna Phelan , Amnesty International Corporate Action Network My mom called me to tell me that a settlement was ...
Amnesty International USA 06/12/2009 4 20 - 43
I Was Blocked from Chevron Shareholder Meeting
By Tony Cruz , Amnesty International Corporate Action Network On Wednesday, May 27th, I traveled to Chevron’s ...
Amnesty International USA 06/08/2009 13 27 - 42
Whatever happened to American leadership?
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights Yesterday the Council of the European Union, made up of ...
Amnesty International USA 06/05/2009 42 31 - 214
Will Obama's speech be a turning point?
By Geoffrey Mock , Egypt Specialist at Amnesty International USA. In the immediate aftermath ...
Amnesty International USA 06/04/2009 19 15 - 30
That Little Matter of Solving World Poverty, Mr. President
By Larry Cox , Executive Director, Amnesty International USA Amid the global economic crisis, who stole the spotlight? The Big ...
Amnesty International USA 05/28/2009 17 8 - 13
Bureaucracy Trumps Innocence in Death Penalty Case
By Brian Evans , Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner at Amnesty International USA.
Amnesty International USA 05/19/2009 8 17 1 323
The Hits Keep Coming from Obama
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights And the hits just keep coming. Despite its pledge to ...
Amnesty International USA 05/15/2009 739 568 7 122
Good News from Chevron: Toxic Waste Won't Make You Sick!
By Amy O'Meara , Policy Director, Economic Relations, Amnesty International USA The thousands of communities living among Texaco&
Amnesty International USA 05/08/2009 18 14 - 52
Military Commissions Redux
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights 100 days have come and gone with all the accompanying media ...
Amnesty International USA 05/06/2009 11 14 - 270
Govt Running Out the Clock on Torture
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights Let’s be clear, calls to allow the Senate Select ...
Amnesty International USA 04/24/2009 29 51 - 53
Missing the Point
The former Head of the CIA, General Michael Hayden, has publicly stated his concern that America’s allies will be reluctant to work with American intelligence agencies following the release of ...
Amnesty International USA 04/22/2009 12 25 - 55
As Zimbabwe turns 29, statements are not enough
When I was following the news on Zimbabwe’s independence celebrations on April 18, I was impressed by the host of statements and comments on the current situation in the country. For example, ...
Amnesty International USA 04/20/2009 7 6 1 84
Those torture memos
It's clear to us that the torture memos released yesterday, as gruesome and repugnant the details are within, are only the tip of the iceberg. As far as we currently know, the interrogation regime ...
Amnesty International USA 04/17/2009 59 51 1 22
the dark side
Last Friday, the Obama administration turned to the "dark-side" yet again, and appealed a district court ruling that would ...
Amnesty International USA 04/14/2009 106 11 3 89
Doctors Who Torture
Torture can't happen without doctors. The point of torture is not to kill. As a former CIA lawyer once said, "If a detainee dies, you're doing it wrong." The point of torture is to inflict pain.
Amnesty International USA 04/10/2009 28 34 - 35
Republicans Protest Too Much
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. Right-wing ...
Amnesty International USA 04/09/2009 15 22 - 19
It's the Morning After and My Marriage Feels Fine
The stars appear to be aligning. Yesterday, for the first time, a state legislature voted to allow same-sex marriage . Vermont ...
Amnesty International USA 04/08/2009 32 24 - 25
Another Blow to Illegal Detention
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. Judge John Bates ...
Amnesty International USA 04/03/2009 6 26 - 25
Guantanamo, Now "Relaxing, Calm and Beautiful"
By Dalia Hashad , Director of the Domestic Human Rights program for Amnesty International USA. Proving that there truly is no ...
Amnesty International USA 04/01/2009 19 14 - 19
Arrest warrants coming for 6 Bush-era officials in Madrid?
Last week the National Court in Madrid received a complaint filed on behalf of five Spanish nationals formerly detained in ...
Amnesty International USA 03/31/2009 30 45 - 157
Immigrants Locked Away in Legal Limbo
New research shows immigrants, including asylum seekers fleeing torture and long-time lawful permanent residents, are ...
Amnesty International USA 03/25/2009 21 37 4 165
Guantanamo’s Uighurs Coming to the US?
On Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder gave the first public indication that at least some of the Chinese Uighurs cleared for release from Guantanamo in September 2008, but unable to return home ...
Amnesty International USA 03/20/2009 11 18 1 121
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