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October 21, 2015

Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado (‘El Sexto’) was released on 20 October after spending almost 10 months in prison without trial following accusations of “aggravated contempt”. Amnest...

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October 20, 2015

The release of a Cuban graffiti artist who had been held in prison for nearly a year after he painted “Raúl” and “Fidel” on the backs of two pigs must herald a new approach to freedom of expression...

October 14, 2015

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney tells Amnesty International why she has taken up the case of President Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives who was jailed for 13 years on terrorism ch...

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October 9, 2015

A recent revelation by satirical cartoonist Atena Farghadani that she was forced to undergo a “virginity and pregnancy test,” prior to her trial for a charge of “illegitimate sexual relations” for...

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