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Press Release
June 27, 2012

24 government opponents, among them top journalist Eskinder Nega, were convicted on trumped-up terrorism charges, a further chilling example of Ethiopia's criminalization of expression.

News
June 27, 2012

Today’s decision in Cambodia to release 13 women imprisoned for peacefully protesting against a forced eviction is a victory for their community, but their convictions must now be overturned.

Press Release
June 22, 2012

Amnesty International said today Sudanese authorities must end their ruthless crackdown on protests and harassment of journalists.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

The arrest of a 23 year-old Azerbaijan photojournalist signals the start of a troubling, yet widely predicted, crackdown on those responsible for negative publicity around June's Eurovision.

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