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June 13, 2012

Iranian authorities must unconditionally release a founding member of the Center for Human Rights Defenders (CHRD), an organization co-founded by Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

The arrest of a 23 year-old Azerbaijan photojournalist signals the start of a troubling, yet widely predicted, crackdown on those responsible for negative publicity around June's Eurovision.

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June 13, 2012

At least 55 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a wave of bombings across Iraq during a major Shi'a religous festival.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

In an open letter to the Chinese government, Amnesty calls for an independent investigation into the cause and circumstances surrounding the death of former prisoner of conscience, Li Wangyang.

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