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May 20, 2013

On the 100th day of the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, and amid growing pressure on the Obama Administration to close the facility once and for all, activists held a vigil outside the White House...

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May 17, 2013
Women in Iran have been banned from running for presidency, contradicting a number of articles of the country's Constitution.
Press Release
May 17, 2013

A decision by El Salvador’s Supreme Court to once again put off a ruling on whether or not to allow a severely ill pregnant woman to have an abortion shows no humanity.

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May 17, 2013
Argentina’s former military leader, Jorge Rafael Videla, has died in prison, where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity committed during his time in office.

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