Jake Johnson: New Amnesty Map Documents ‘Shocking Extent’ of US Police Violence Against Black Lives Matter Protesters
Police forces across the United States have committed widespread and egregious human rights violations in response to largely peaceful assemblies protesting systemic racism and police violence, including the killing of Black people.
If the U.S. wants to help the Kurds today, the answer is not more war. Instead, it could suspend its military aid to Turkey, and end its racist exclusion of refugees.
WASHINGTON – In an extraordinary move, twenty-nine families seeking a better life have been ordered released from the South Texas Family Residential Center in the town of Dilley, including Gloria … Continue reading →
Chris Hedges: Amnesty International — Protecting the ‘Human Rights’ of Johns, Pimps and Human Traffickers
The decision by Amnesty International’s decision-making forum, the International Council Meeting, to call for the decriminalization of prostitution is another in a long line of triumphs for heartless neoliberal economics … Continue reading →
Report from Amnesty International – June 2015 Hundreds of men and women are killed by police each and every year across the United States. No one knows exactly how many because … Continue reading →
Darrell Cannon was tortured by three Chicago Police Department detectives at a remote site on Chicago’s South Side. Over the course of a day, they pressed a cattle prod to his … Continue reading →
Want to know more about where Amnesty stands on the Israel-Gaza conflict? Here’s a video that answers the most frequently asked questions.
Testimonies from doctors, nurses, and ambulance workers who have spoken to Amnesty International paint a disturbing picture of hospitals and health professionals coming under attack by the Israeli army in … Continue reading →