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August 1, 2012

Lydia Cacho, recipient of Amnesty International USA's Ginetta Sagan Award for women who defend human rights, received another chilling death threat

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July 13, 2012

The assassination of a prominent female official is a major setback to the fragile advances in human rights in Afghanistan.

Press Release
July 9, 2012
The horrifying killing of a young woman in Afghanistan shows the depth of women's rights abuses in Afghanistan. The road to change for Afghan women is a long one.
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May 30, 2012
As Charles Taylor is sentenced to 50 years, Amnesty International looks at key dates in the organisation’s work on the former president.

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