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Victory
May 4, 2016

Rayhana al-Mousawi, one of two women protesters at the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix, has been released as part of a royal pardon on 20 April. The other woman, Nafeesa al-‘Asfoor, was released on 2 July...

Press Release
May 4, 2016

A woman who was tortured for 15 hours to confess to a crime and who has been languishing in prison for nearly four years must be released without delay, said Amnesty International ahead of a key de...

Press Release
May 3, 2016

World-renowned musician Angélique Kidjo and three inspirational African youth activist movements have been declared this year’s joint winners of the prestigious Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2...

Press Release
May 3, 2016

On World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Amnesty International is shining a light on nine cases of journalists from across the globe who have been harassed, threatened, locked up and tortured in a brut...

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