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January 23, 2013
The four people, who helped a woman who reported being raped by state security forces, have been detained for over a week without charge.
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January 22, 2013

Amnesty International USA announced today that Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi – the younger brother of internationally acclaimed film director Bahman Ghobadi (Rhino Season) – has been fr...

January 21, 2013
Sudanese teacher and activist Jalila Khamis Koko has been released after nine months in detention, during which time she faced the death penalty on fabricated charges.
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January 18, 2013

Overnight police raids in several Turkish cities have resulted in the arrest of 15 human rights lawyers known for defending freedom of speech and victims of police violence, Amnesty International s...

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