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August 14, 2012

Bahraini authorities today resorted to the now-familiar tactic of postponing the hearing and toying with defendants, further prolonging their ordeal and that of their families.

Amnesty in the News
August 14, 2012
New York Times

Egyptian President Morsi has chosen as his new defense minister Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, who has acknowledged to Amnesty the abhorrent use of "virginity tests" in Egypt.

Amnesty in the News
August 14, 2012
ABC7

Hundreds of Amnesty activists and punk rockers rally outside the Russian embassy in D.C. for the release of Pussy Riot!

Amnesty in the News
August 14, 2012
CNN

Laura Moye, Amnesty USA's director of death penalty abolition, explains how Texas' latest execution is a slap in the face to the US Supreme Court -- and justice.

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