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May 8, 2013

Twenty years after gaining independence, Eritrea’s prisons are filled with thousands of political prisoners who are locked up in atrocious conditions without ever being charged with a crime, said A...

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May 2, 2013

Scores of journalists reporting on human rights abuses in Syria have been deliberately detained, disappeared, tortured and killed over the last two years to silence them, says Amnesty International...

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April 24, 2013

The U.N. Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan Mendez, said he was "deeply disappointed" after Bahrain postponed next month's visit, citing delays in "ongoing national dialogue."

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March 25, 2013

Albert Woodfox, 66, has spent more than half his life – 40 years – in a prison cell just three paces wide by four paces long.

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