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Press Release
July 16, 2015

The decision by President Edgar Lungu to commute the sentences of 332 prisoners awaiting death by hanging to life imprisonment is a laudable first step and a ‘triumph’ for the right to life.

Victory
July 15, 2015

Two activists associated with a prominent anti-discrimination NGO continue to be held in a detention center in Henan province. They have been detained on suspicion of ‘illegal business operations’,...

Press Release
July 13, 2015

An Iranian juvenile offender whose fate and whereabouts had been unknown since he was due to be executed in February was able to call his relatives from prison over the weekend, ending five months...

News
July 13, 2015

More than 100 Chinese human rights lawyers and activists have been targeted by police in a nationwide crackdown which began on Thursday 9 July. At least 25 are feared still detained by police.

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