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January 28, 2013
Scores of activists were detained and five sentenced to prison following a peaceful protest in Azerbaijan on Saturday.
January 23, 2013
Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was returned to prison on Monday, unexpectedly curtailing a three-day temporary leave to visit her family.
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January 22, 2013

Amnesty International USA announced today that Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi – the younger brother of internationally acclaimed film director Bahman Ghobadi (Rhino Season) – has been fr...

January 21, 2013
Sudanese teacher and activist Jalila Khamis Koko has been released after nine months in detention, during which time she faced the death penalty on fabricated charges.

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