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December 18, 2011

Amnesty International today expressed sadness about the news that former Czech President and brave human rights defender Vaclav Havel has died.

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December 16, 2011

Following Chinese state media reports that Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng violated probation and will be sent back to prison, Catherine Baber, Asia-Pacific deputy director at Amnesty Inte...

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December 16, 2011

This year has seen a dramatic rise in the number of people – many impoverished and some juveniles – who are executed for drug offenses in Iran, Amnesty International said today in a new report whic...

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December 16, 2011
Amnesty International released a new short film, Happy World Travels, that was inspired by the abusive policies of the "war on terror," including the use of torture and the refusal of the U.S. governm...

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