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September 12, 2011
In mid-February 2011 Libyans called for a "Day of Rage" against the iron-fist rule of Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi, in power since 1969. The protests were met with lethal force. By early March the upri...
September 12, 2011
Chadian authorities are urged to release two students held for more than four months for allegedly supporting pro-reform protests.
September 9, 2011
Iraqi authorities are urged to redouble their efforts to protect journalists and ensure they can carry out their work in safety.
September 8, 2011

Mohammed Hasan al-Labwani, who was arrested on 18 August in al-Zabadani, near Damascus, has now been reunited with his family. He was charged by an investigating judge with “weakening national sent...

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