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July 5, 2016

Iraq’s execution of five prisoners is a brazen knee-jerk reaction to the abhorrent weekend Baghdad bombing and a worrying sign that the country is stepping up its use of the death penalty, Amnesty...

Victory
July 5, 2016

Prisoner of conscience U Gambira was released on 1 July after all charges against him were dropped by courts in Myanmar.

Press Release
July 5, 2016

Guinea’s National Assembly vote in favor of a new criminal code abolishing the death penalty is a significant step for human rights in the country, but the code contains provisions which will stren...

Press Release
July 4, 2016

Armed groups operating in Aleppo, Idleb and surrounding areas in the north of Syria have carried out a chilling wave of abductions, torture and summary killings, said Amnesty International in a new...

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