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March 5, 2012
On International Women's Day, Amnesty International supports the courageous women fighting for human rights in the Middle East and North Africa.
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March 5, 2012

Around 15 men detained in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital, during a protest held on 16 December have been released. Around 12 were set free without charge after they were reportedly made to sign ple...

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February 23, 2012
Saudi Arabian authorities are using a Riyadh court established to fight terrorism to try peaceful protesters.
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February 15, 2012
Three foreign nationals convicted of smuggling or possessing drugs risk being put to death at any time amid a recent surge in executions.

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