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Washington's "War on Terror" has Made the World a More Dangerous Place

May 29, 2003
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A new Amnesty International report concludes, Washington’s "war on terror" has undermined human rights, weakened international law and shielded governments from scrutiny.

Washington’s "war on terror" has made the world a more dangerous place by undermining human rights, weakening international law and shielding governments from scrutiny.

The London based watchdog group released its annual report on global human rights abuses in 2002. It condemns policies pursued by the United States and Britain in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001.

  • Josh Rubenstein, Northeastern regional director of Amnesty International

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