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October 6, 2015

Vietnamese blogger and prisoner of conscience Ta Phong Tan was released on 19 September after serving four years of a 10-year prison sentence. She was immediately put on a plane to Los Angeles, in...

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October 1, 2015

The Maldives government’s rejection of an as yet unpublished UN decision criticising the imprisonment of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed underscores the insidious disregard for judicial i...

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September 25, 2015

In response to reports that Saudi national Shaker Aamer will be transferred to the UK after being held without charge or trial at Guantanamo Bay for more than 13 years, Amnesty International USA Ex...

September 17, 2015

The planned forced eviction of thousands of residents from the Deep Sea informal settlement in Nairobi has been halted temporarily. The European Union (EU) has agreed to dialogue with Kenya Urban R...

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