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April 15, 2015

Five women rights activists detained after planning events to mark International Women’s Day were released on bail on 13 April. This follows a huge outcry about their detention both in China and in...

April 10, 2015

Farouk Abu Issa and Dr Amin Maki Madani were released unconditionally on 9 April after being in detention for 124 days. Sudan’s Minister of Justice, under article 58 of Sudan’s Criminal Procedure A...

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April 2, 2015

Thailand’s announcement that it is lifting martial law and replacing it with new measures is little more than a cynical exercise in the preservation of military power.

April 2, 2015

With the general elections fast approaching in Sudan, the government’s clampdown on dissenting voices threatens the independence and freedom of action of civil society organizations, human rights d...

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