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Victory
January 13, 2012

A Maldivian activist who was attacked and detained on 10 December 2011 for organizing a peaceful protest calling for religious tolerance was released on 6 January. His attackers remain at large....

Victory
January 6, 2012

37-year-old businessman Yassin Ziadeh was arrested by members of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence on 30 August 2011 in Daraya, near the Syrian capital of Damascus. Yassin Ziadeh was released witho...

Press Release
December 18, 2011

Amnesty International today expressed sadness about the news that former Czech President and brave human rights defender Vaclav Havel has died.

Press Release
December 2, 2011

Following the announcement that Martina Davis Correia, the longtime activist against the death penalty and sister of Troy Anthony Davis, had succumbed to cancer, Curt Goering, chief operating offic...

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