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June 18, 2012

Armed Ugandan police raided a human rights workshop attended by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists in Kampala Monday afternoon, detaining at least 17 individuals.

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June 18, 2012
New York Times

Donatella Rovera, an Amnesty International investigator who spent weeks in northern Syria, describes what she called “systematic violations, including crimes against humanity and war crimes."

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June 18, 2012
ESPN

Human rights groups, including Amnesty International, are amplifying their call for the International Olympic Committee to speak out in support of gay athletes.

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June 18, 2012
Los Angeles Times

Frank Jannuzi, the head of Amnesty International's Washington office, praises President Obama's new immigration order, but calls it a "temporary measure.”

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