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October 28, 2014

El Salvador came under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations last night to amend its repressive and out-dated abortion laws. The effects of these laws amount to institutionalized viole...

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May 22, 2014

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim has remained in prison with her 20-month-old son since she was sentenced to death for 'apostasy' and to 100 lashes for 'adultery' last Thursday.

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May 8, 2014

With today’s strong bipartisan reintroduction of the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) in the US Senate, Amnesty International USA is urging lawmakers to continue to work in a bipart...

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March 28, 2014

In response to reports that President Barack Obama did not raise the issue of Saudi Arabia's human rights record when he met with officials in the Gulf Kingdom today, Sunjeev Bery, Advocacy Directo...

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