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April 15, 2013
A court trial this week over police responsibility for a Brazilian prison massacre two decades ago must signal the beginning of the end for a long legacy of impunity.
April 3, 2013
As Venezuelans prepare to go to the polls on 14 April, Amnesty International has identified some of the key human rights issues that every candidate should prioritize in their plans. 
April 1, 2013
The UN has adopted a new treaty that will prohibit states from transferring arms when they know they will be used to commit or facilitate genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes.
March 28, 2013
In a deeply cynical move, Iran, North Korea and Syria have stalled an Arms Trade Treaty aimed at prohibiting states from transferring arms to countries commiting serious abuses.

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