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Amnesty in the News
July 18, 2012
The Associated Press

The human rights organization is appealing for the release of two prominent rights lawyers arrested by United Arab Emirates as part of widening crackdowns on perceived political dissent.

Amnesty in the News
July 18, 2012
Voice of America

Authorities in Ecuador are harassing leaders of indigenous groups and farmers to prevent them from organizing protests against projects that would affect their lands.

Amnesty in the News
July 18, 2012
Inter Press Service

More than halfway through four-week negotiations for a binding treaty to regulate the global weapons trade, observers are warning that the talks are a week behind schedule.

Press Release
July 18, 2012
An Afghan soldier who killed five French soldiers in January has been sentenced to death by a military court. Amnesty International urges Afghan authorities to commute the sentence.

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