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February 12, 2015
A young Iranian man set to be hanged on 19 February gave a harrowing account of how, as a teenager, officials tortured him for 97 days to make him “confess” to a crime, before sentencing him to death.
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February 12, 2015

In response to today’s announcement of the indictment of Albert Woodfox, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following statement:

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February 11, 2015

Canadian and Chinese mining interests have profited from, and in some cases colluded with the Myanmar authorities in serious human rights abuses and illegal activity around the Monywa copper mine c...

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February 11, 2015
The European Union and its member states must hang their heads in shame following reports this morning that as many as 300 migrants  died in the high seas off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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