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January 22, 2013

Amnesty International USA announced today that Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi – the younger brother of internationally acclaimed film director Bahman Ghobadi (Rhino Season) – has been fr...

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January 18, 2013

Overnight police raids in several Turkish cities have resulted in the arrest of 15 human rights lawyers known for defending freedom of speech and victims of police violence, Amnesty International s...

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January 16, 2013

Nearly a year after punk rock protest group Pussy Riot's performance at Christ the Savior Cathedral, a Russian prison court has ruled not to release jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina until h...

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January 15, 2013

The threatened forced relocation of a Shi'a community living in temporary shelter in East Java is yet more evidence of the continuing discrimination against religious minorities in Indonesia, said...

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