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December 5, 2012

Between December 5th and 16th, Amnesty International will host its 10th global letter writing marathon, inviting human rights supporters to write, Tweet and blog in support of victims of human righ...

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October 5, 2012
An activist in KwaThema township describes how the murder of lesbians in her community provoked anger and fear 
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September 26, 2012
The powers and ability of the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the deaths of 44 people near Lonmin’s Marikana mine in August must be clarified to ensure justice.
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August 17, 2012
A judge must oversee any investigation into the deaths of 34 people after South African police opened fire on protesting miners at the Marikana mine complex.

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