Amnesty International USA
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|Amnesty International USA|
|Headquarters||New York NY, United States|
|Interests||Black Sites, Mass shootings, militarisation, ICE, mental health, gun control|
|Sponsored by||Rockefeller Brothers Fund|
|US division of Amnesty International|
Amnesty USA is the USA's biggest known human rights group.
AI USA argues its main focus lies in the US on ICE, mass shootings, immigration, militarisation of the police, National security. the death penalty, protecting the right to protest, and protecting homosexuals and transgenders.
Amnesty has tried to defend the rights of several Guantanamo Bay detainees in 2023.
|A message from former Guantánamo detainees|
|Clapper v. Amnesty International USA||James Clapper||Amnesty International USA||29 October 2012||26 February 2013||James Clapper sought to dismiss Amnesty International's challenge of the Fisa Amendments Act. They Supreme Court ruled that dragnet surveillance could not be challenged since the plaintiffs were unlikely to be targets of surveillance - something that was revealed a few months later by the Edward Snowden leaks to be untrue. The decision appear to be nevertheless unchallenged.|
|Rockefeller Brothers Fund|
|Document:Amnesty International: Imperialist Tool||Article||23 October 2012||Francis Boyle||Effectively, Amnesty International and AIUSA function as tools for the imperialist, colonial and genocidal policies of the United States, Britain, and Israel.|