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November 3, 2014

Responding to reports that the British “volleyball protester” Ghoncheh Ghavami has been jailed for a year for “spreading propaganda against the system” by a court in Iran today, Amnesty Internation...

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October 31, 2014

Local mullah accused of raping a 10-year-old girl from Kunduz province in Afghanistan has received a 20-year prison sentence on 25 October. Family members who threatened Brishna with an “honor” kil...

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October 28, 2014

El Salvador came under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations last night to amend its repressive and out-dated abortion laws. The effects of these laws amount to institutionalized viole...

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October 24, 2014

Iranian authorities have today confirmed that a woman convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her will be hanged tomorrow morning at a prison west of Tehran.

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