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Press Release
March 28, 2012
Maldives authorities must immediately investigate allegations that police beat and sexually harassed four women detained during an anti-government rally, Amnesty International said.
Press Release
December 19, 2011

Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) commends President Obama for creating the first-ever U.S. national action plan to implement U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

Press Release
December 7, 2011

Amnesty International announced today its support for S. 1763, the Stand Against Violence and Empower Native Women (SAVE Native Women) Act. The SAVE Native Women Act was recently introduced on the...

Press Release
October 5, 2011

In September 2011, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch issued statements following the killing and mutilation by unknown persons of a woman believed to be Zaynab al-Hosni.

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