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November 19, 2012

Amnesty International USA welcomed news today that Myanmar released 50 political prisoners including Amnesty International prisoners of conscience, U Myint Aye and Saw Kyaw Kywa Min, but said the a...

November 16, 2012
The tragic death of Savita Halappanavar illustrates a gap in Irish law and policy on the most basic human rights level - that is a woman’s right to access abortion where her life is at risk.
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November 15, 2012

Myanmar (Burma) has decided to release 450 prisoners on the eve of the historic visit of President Obama to Rangoon.

November 12, 2012
More than 3,000 prisoners in the US state of California endure inhuman conditions in solitary confinement - sometimes for decades on end.

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