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July 23, 2015

News that a Chilean judge is charging 10 former military officers for the killing of singer and political activist Víctor Jara in 1973 and that seven others have been arrested for burning 19-year-o...

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July 22, 2015

The Iranian authorities are believed to have executed an astonishing 694 people between January 1 and July 15, 2015, said Amnesty International today, in an unprecedented spike in executions in the...

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July 21, 2015

The human rights situation in Gambia has deteriorated sharply during President Yahya Jammeh's 21st year in power, said Amnesty International on the anniversary of his 1994 coup d’état.

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July 21, 2015

A 10-year hiatus in executions is a milestone for the protection of the right to life and the eventual abolition of the death penalty in Zimbabwe, said Amnesty International as the country marked a...

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