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Deadly Force: Police Use of Lethal Force In The United States /Amnesty International USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Amnesty International, United Nations, International Law, lethal use of force, Human Rights, law enforcement standards, gun violence, police violence, US non-compliance with international sta )

Barbara
- 1043 days ago - amnestyusa.org
international law enforcement standards require that force of any kind may be used only when there are no other means available that are likely to achieve the legitimate objective. If the force is unavoidable it must be no more than is necessary and
Don't Bury This American Torture Story - Petition   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, Justice Department, USA, Dick Cheney, Bush Administration, Amnesty International )

Sheryl
- 1424 days ago - youtube.com
The Justice Department is keeping the full report sealed away in an envelope unread even though it contains information about potential violations of federal and international law. The USA has a duty to investigate and hold responsible for these crimes.
USA: Texas Must Halt Shameful Execution of Man With Severe Mental Disability | Amnesty International USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, Texas, severe mental disability, amnesty international, Rick Perry )

Kathryn
- 1631 days ago - amnestyusa.org
The State of Texas should immediately halt its shameful plans to execute a man with severe mental illness, said Amnesty International with the scheduled execution now less than a week away. Article and Twitter Campaign link.
KILLING INMATES IS COSTLY - CHEAPER TO WATCH TV
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: execution, deathpenalty, InnocenceProject, Amnesty International, assistancetotheincarceratedmentallyill, maryneal, Prison Nation, lethalinjection, DNATesting )

Mary
- 3708 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
Capital punishment is costs taxpayers up to $90,000 more per inmate per year than life without parole sentences. There's a saying in the South: "He ain't worth killin'." Ten states may follow New Mexico's example and say, "Death to the Death Penalty."
Video: Protest in Washington to End Illegal US Detention   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gitmo, war crimes, crime, ethics, freedoms, terrorism, torture, usa, lies, Amnesty International )

Gregory
- 4141 days ago - youtube.com
Watch footage of the protest and hear the inspiring speech made by the Director of Amnesty International in the USA, Larry Cox.Activists gathered on the National Mall, in view of Congress and the White House.
   

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