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Amnesty in the News
June 12, 2012
Associated Press

Amnesty International called on Egyptian authorities to investigate reports of sexual assaults on women protesters in Tahrir Square, to counter the impression that no one will be punished.

Press Release
June 11, 2012

Activists calling for an end to sexual harassment of women protesters have been groped and punched by a group of men.

News
June 7, 2012
Cristina Finch, policy director for women’s human rights at Amnesty International USA, commented today in response to the re-introduction of the International Violence Against Women Act.
Amnesty in the News
May 31, 2012
Washington Post

Amnesty International’s senior adviser on crisis response, Donatella Rovera, addresses the atrocities she has witnessed on several trips inside Syria over the past two months.

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