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November 9, 2015

In response to a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decision overturning a previous decision to release Albert Woodfox immediately from prison, Amnesty International USA released the follo...

Press Release
November 8, 2015

The arrest of a prominent advocate of freedom of expression in Egypt today is a clear signal of the Egyptian authorities’ resolve to continue with their ferocious onslaught against independent jour...

November 6, 2015

Palestinian lawyer Mohammed Allan was released on 4 November after a year of being detained without charge. The Israeli High Court had ruled in August that his detention should be suspended because...

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November 5, 2015

The jailing of peaceful activists, restrictions on free speech, discrimination and the political disenfranchisement of minority groups – in particular the persecuted Rohingya – seriously undermine...

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