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March 4, 2013
A mother of four and housewife found herself up caught up in Mexico's “war on drugs” and was tortured and sexually abused. Over two years on, no one has been held to account.
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March 1, 2013
Hundreds of people are detained in Saudi Arabia in the wake of a protest against the incarceration without charge or trial of their relatives.
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February 28, 2013
Authorities in Morocco are reviewing an article of the country's Penal Code that allowed rapists to escape prosecution if they marry the victim, after a 16-year-old killed herself after being forced t...
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February 28, 2013

Amnesty International issued the following comments from Michelle Ringuette, chief of campaigns and programs, following the House vote on the Violence Against Women Act.

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