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August 6, 2015

Community leader U Sein Than, who had been sentenced to two years in prison in Myanmar for the peaceful exercise of his rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, has been released unde...

July 30, 2015

Djeralar Miankeol, Chadian land rights activist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, was released on 28 July. The Moundou Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court verdict that...

July 29, 2015

Sayed Jamil Kadhem was released on 27 July after completing his six-month sentence.

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July 10, 2015

The co-chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), have introduced H.R. 352 on behalf of prisoners of conscience around the world. Amnesty...

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