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October 18, 2011

In reaction to news that a 20 year-old Tibetan nun, Tenzin Wangmo, set herself on fire and died on Monday, near Kirti monastery in Ngaba County, Sichuan province, Sam Zarifi, Amnesty International'...

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October 6, 2011

The Chinese authorities must immediately release prisoners of conscience Liu Xiaobo and his wife Liu Xia, Amnesty International said today, a year after the jailed activist was awarded the Nobel Pe...

October 5, 2011
A year after he was awarded the Nobel peace prize, activist Liu Xiabo continues to be held incommunicado, while his wife is under house arrest.
September 21, 2011
Death row prisoner Troy Davis has been executed in the state of Georgia despite serious doubts surrounding his conviction

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