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September 23, 2011
Eighteen-year-old Zainab al-Hosni of Homs is the first woman known to have died in custody during Syria’s recent unrest.
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September 21, 2011

Amnesty International said today the release of two Americans held in Iran for more than two years was “long overdue” and urged that they be allowed to leave Iran promptly to be reunited with their...

September 19, 2011
Dozens killed as security forces use snipers and rocket-propelled grenades against protesters in Sana'a.
September 15, 2011
Sweeping security powers will now cover offences including disturbing traffic, broadcasting rumours, and “assault on freedom to work”.

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