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May 9, 2013

The conviction of an activist in Algeria after he distributed leaflets about unemployment in the country is a worrying sign that a new law regulating associations is being used to restrict civil so...

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May 2, 2013

Scores of journalists reporting on human rights abuses in Syria have been deliberately detained, disappeared, tortured and killed over the last two years to silence them, says Amnesty International...

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May 2, 2013

Maryland joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty today when Governor Martin O’Malley signed the abolition of capital punishment into law.

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May 1, 2013

Saudi Arabian authorities have interrogated and intimidated four founding members of an emerging human rights group, said Amnesty International, which demanded that the repression stop.

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