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December 1, 2011

The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have arrested and imprisoned protesters demanding political reforms, Amnesty International said today. The crac...

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November 30, 2011
There are concerns the two men were ill-treated and forced to confess before facing a deeply flawed trial and death sentences.
Press Release
November 30, 2011

The decision to commute the sentences of five activists recognizes that they should not have been prosecuted in the first place, but authorities should also expunge the convictions from their recor...

Press Release
November 30, 2011

Authorities in the United States must ban the imposition of life without parole sentences against children and review the cases of more than 2,500 prisoners currently serving such sentences to brin...

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