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November 2, 2015

Indigenous Yaqui leaders Mario Luna and Fernando Jiménez have been released after a judge decided that evidence against them was lacking. They spent a year in preventive detention. Amnesty Internat...

October 29, 2015

An appeal court has upheld the acquittal of women’s human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others who witnessed the killing of Egyptian activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh.

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October 2, 2015

A recent armed attack on a human rights defender and his 9-year-old son in a raid on their home in Caracas must be a wake-up call to the Venezuelan government to immediately ensure the effective pr...

September 29, 2015

Cuban prisoner of conscience Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez was released from prison in Villa Clara province on 10 June.

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