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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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December 19, 2011

(Washington, D.C.) --The shocking murder of a journalist shot dead in Dagestan last night is a terrible sign of the risks journalists in Dagestan face, Amnesty International said today.

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December 19, 2011
Virtually the entire population of Abyei remains displaced by ongoing fighting between factions in Sudan and South Sudan.
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December 19, 2011

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

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