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February 7, 2013

With only a year left before the start of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia has little time to reverse its increasing crackdown on freedom of expression, says Amnesty International USA...

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February 5, 2013
Uruguay today provided the crucial 10th ratification of a new UN Protocol which will allow individuals and groups to seek justice if their rights are trampled on.
Press Release
January 30, 2013

Amnesty International is calling on Kenyan authorities to take urgent steps to fulfill the ambitious agenda of promised police reforms before the national elections on March 4.

Press Release
January 28, 2013

Scores of activists were detained and five sentenced to prison following a peaceful protest in Azerbaijan on Saturday, prompting Amnesty International to urge the Council of Europe to make it clear...

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