AIUSA continued to point out that police misconduct and excessive force are neither isolated nor new problems.
21) AIUSA has successfully intervened in cases involving electroshock stun belts in New York City and in Los Angeles, restraints used on pregnant women inmate in Illinois, and sexual contact between guards and prisoners in Virginia and Washington, among others.
In the first eight hours of the launch of the "700 Women" Web site, AIUSA garnered more than 10,000 petition signers.
After implementing Kintera technology, the AIUSA Action Center now offers supporters online sign up for updates and action alerts, posters and flyers for download, and the ability to submit personal stories about experiences with domestic violence.
It is wonderful that AIUSA will benefit from Suzanne's unique combination of human rights insight, activism, and accomplishments, as well as experience across the non-profit, government and corporate sectors.
AIUSA partners with and defends activists in the Middle East and North Africa who are bravely demanding their rights; Amnesty is also at the forefront of advocacy on critical human rights issues in the United States - including immigration, health care, the death penalty, corporate abuses, and respect for civil liberties in the context of national security.
A veteran human rights advocate, Cox came to lead AIUSA
in 2006, and his work focuses on international justice, advancing economic, social and cultural rights, and human rights in the United States.
This film portrays an inspiring story of courage, freedom and resistance to a government policy that remained in force until 1970 and resulted in tens of thousands of children being taken from their homes, destroying families and decimating Aboriginal culture," said AIUSA
Executive Director William F.
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director of international advocacy, who is an expert on Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Lory Rosenberg, AIUSA
refugee and migrants policy director, gives a reality check to those who think tough laws solve immigration woes.