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December 21, 2011
Havel led the human rights movement Charter 77, was repeatedly jailed, and adopted by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience.
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December 19, 2011
Blogger and activist Zainab al-Khawaja's father and husband are both in prison in the aftermath of popular protests this year.
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December 19, 2011
Members of the opposition in the DRC have been targeted in dozens of politically motivated arrests by the security forces since elections last month.
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December 19, 2011
Kim Jong-il has left millions of North Koreans mired in poverty,  and hundreds of thousands of people detained in brutal prison camps.

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