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December 17, 2014

Today’s prisoner exchange between the USA and Cuba presents the best opportunity in more than half a century to forge an agenda for human rights change amid efforts to normalize relations between t...

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December 16, 2014
Authorities in India must build on the central government’s decision to decriminalize suicide by dropping all charges of attempted suicide against prisoner of conscience Irom Sharmila.
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December 5, 2014

Amnesty International USA honored Sudanese journalist Amal Khalifa Habani at this year’s Ginetta Sagan Award Reception and Dinner. The award is given annually to honor courageous women around the w...

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December 4, 2014
A court in Manama has today handed down a three-year prison sentence and a steep fine to prominent activist Zainab Al-Khawaja, for allegedly “insulting the king” when she tore up a photograph of him.

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