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December 22, 2015

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison. The investigation into his torture allegations has been closed. He is living outside Bahrain.

December 15, 2015

Political activist Ko Wai Lu has been released from prison in Myanmar upon completion of his sentence.

Press Release
December 11, 2015

Two new bills addressing the epidemic levels of torture and disappearances in Mexico offer a ray of hope for victims and family members, Amnesty International said today after Mexican President Enr...

Press Release
December 9, 2015

“We learned one year ago today that U.S. personnel tortured detainees as part of the CIA’s secret detention program. The revelations came in the summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s groun...

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