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January 10, 2013

Fifteen years after it opened, Tamms CMAX is officially closed. The last five inmates in the high security unit were transferred on 28th December 2012 to Pontiac Correctional Center, Illinois.

January 10, 2013
Concrete measures are needed to back up a new Mexican law aimed at guaranteeing the rights of victims of crime and human rights abuses amid the struggle against organized crime.
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January 9, 2013

The conviction and heavy sentencing of 13 peaceful Catholic activists in Viet Nam today flies in the face of justice and is part of an escalating government crackdown on freedom of expression, Amne...

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January 8, 2013

A young Sri Lankan woman is at imminent risk of execution in Saudi Arabia for a crime she allegedly committed when she was under 18, prompting Amnesty International to urge the country’s King to pr...

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