Posting History for Amnesty International USA
|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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