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May 19, 2016

The shocking 16-year prison sentence against prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, who has several serious, chronic illnesses, represents an all-out attack on human rights defenders in...

Press Release
May 19, 2016

Prominent Egyptian human rights defender, Mina Thabet, Director of the Minority and Religious Groups Department at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), was arrested today as the...

Press Release
May 18, 2016

The Algerian authorities must end their relentless efforts to silence peaceful protesters, said Amnesty International ahead of the start of the trial tomorrow of four protesters from the southern c...

Press Release
May 16, 2016

When President Obama travels to Viet Nam this month, he must call for the immediate and unconditional release of over 80 prisoners of conscience imprisoned for their peaceful political activities,...

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