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January 17, 2012

Amnesty International USA is asking supporters to take action to halt the execution of a U.S. citizen, Amir Hekmati, who was sentenced to death in Iran after being convicted of spying for the C.I.A...

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January 16, 2012
Despite an ongoing investigation, Haiti's former ruler has yet to face justice for widespread human rights violations from the past.
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January 13, 2012

A Maldivian activist who was attacked and detained on 10 December 2011 for organizing a peaceful protest calling for religious tolerance was released on 6 January. His attackers remain at large....

Press Release
January 13, 2012

The release of at least 130 political prisoners in Myanmar today -- including well-known dissidents Htay Kywe, U Khun Htun Oo, Min Ko Naing, and U Gambira -- is a significant move, Amnesty Internat...

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