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May 23, 2015

The US Senate failed to pass a short-term reauthorization of Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. today, meaning that a major legal authority on which the U.S. government has relied for surveillance...

Press Release
May 22, 2015

The run-up to Ethiopia’s elections on Sunday has been marred by gross, systematic and wide-spread violations of ordinary Ethiopians’ human rights.

Press Release
May 22, 2015

The arbitrary arrests of students and anti-coup activists in at least three separate incidents today in Thailand’s capital Bangkok and the north-eastern city of Khon Kaen come as a stark reminder o...

Press Release
May 22, 2015

The United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice adopted crucial revisions of 60-year-old international standards on treatment of prisoners at a meeting today in Vienna, which...

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