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January 30, 2012
Two women working for Iraq's vice-president have been arrested and are being held incommunicado.
January 27, 2012

In recent years, the government of Azerbaijan has consolidated its authoritarian rule. Peaceful protest has effectively been criminalized, journalists and bloggers jailed.

January 27, 2012
A former Guatemalan head of state will face trial on genocide charges over massacres of thousands of mostly Mayan villagers in 1982 and 1983.
Press Release
January 26, 2012

Amnesty International called on Bahrain today to investigate more than a dozen deaths that followed the misuse of tear gas by security forces.

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