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October 1, 2013
It’s been a year since Khalil Ma’touq disappeared. The eminent human rights lawyer and his colleague Mohammed Thatha are being held in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance - where they are a...
September 30, 2013
Allegations the Bahraini authorities used electric shocks and other torture methods to extract confessions from members of a group of 50 Shi’a activists are just one factor making their trial and conv...
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September 27, 2013

Amnesty International USA will deliver the keynote address at a special event honoring Dr. Naasson Munyandamutsa of Rwanda for his work to aid survivors of torture.

September 17, 2013
The Yemeni authorities must immediately commute a sentence of amputation imposed on a man convicted of theft and assault.

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