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Victory
January 22, 2016

Disabled student Israa al-Taweel has been freed from house arrest, as security measures against her have been reduced.

Victory
January 22, 2016

Seven activists who had been criminally detained after gathering outside a court in Beijing during the trial of prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang have been released.

Victory
January 19, 2016

Moroccan journalist Hicham Mansouri was released on 17 January after serving a 10-month prison term on trumped-up charges. He now faces up to five years in prison on separate charges.

Press Release
January 15, 2016

The detention of 19 academics in Turkey represents a new assault on the imperiled right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today.

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