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13,000 people have been executed at a secret Syrian prison since 2011, according to report

An estimated 470,000 Syrians have been killed since the civil war began.

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Sudan used deadly chemical weapons on civilians in Darfur, Amnesty International reports

"The effects of these chemicals on the human body are gruesome and frequently fatal."

While Apple celebrated the iPhone 7, Amnesty reminded us of the true cost of our gadgets

Amnesty International's tweet is a reminder that the consequences of child slavery are all around us.
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Poll Finds Much of the World Would Welcome Refugees Into Their Homes

Almost half of Chinese respondents would welcome refugees into their homes.

Apple, Microsoft and Samsung Accused of Using Minerals Mined by Children to Make Phones

Think your smartphone addiction is "toxic"? Think about this.
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Amnesty International Has Officially Recommended Decriminalizing Sex Work

A powerful statement for human rights.

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Immigration Reform 2013: No, It's Not "Amnesty"

Like numbers in statistics, words can be played with to influence reaction. The use of “amnesty” when discussing immigration reform is meant to do just that.
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How to Save the World, Without Quitting Your Day Job

Five steps to making more of a difference, without becoming a professional charity or development worker.
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Put Out An APB For George W. Bush, He's a Wanted Man

Amnesty International needlessly embarrassed itself by calling on African leaders to arrest President Bush on terrorism charges.
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Why Is the Defense Dept. Considering Selling Weapons to Bahrain?

Amnesty International is calling for the West to ban arms sales to human rights violators, but in the case of Bahrain, the DoD doesn't seem to be listening.
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Ignoring Human Rights, Defense Dept. Considers Selling Weapons to Bahrain

Amnesty International is calling for the West to ban arms sales to human rights violators, but in the case of Bahrain, the DoD doesn't seem to be listening.