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December 19, 2011

Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) commends President Obama for creating the first-ever U.S. national action plan to implement U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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December 19, 2011
Members of the opposition in the DRC have been targeted in dozens of politically motivated arrests by the security forces since elections last month.
Press Release
December 19, 2011

The final report of Sri Lanka's Lesson Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), released publicly today, acknowledges serious human rights problems in Sri Lanka but falls short of fully address...

Press Release
December 19, 2011

The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and assumption of power by his son, Kim Jong-un, present an important opportunity for improving the country’s catastrophic human rights record.

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