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Press Release
October 7, 2011

Five years after the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, the investigative journalist, little progress has been made to increase the safety of journalists or human rights defenders who dare to expose abu...

Press Release
October 7, 2011

Salil Shetty, secretary general of Amnesty International, issued the following comments today about the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to three women who have fought for womens’ rights and equalit...

Victory
October 7, 2011

On September 30, the Indian Supreme Court ordered that indigenous (adivasi) human rights activist Kopa Kunjam be released. Mr. Kunjam had been in jail since December of 2009 for his peaceful activi...

Victory
October 7, 2011
Razan Zaitouneh, who was forced into hiding after defying the Syrian authorities' crackdown on dissent, has won the 2011 Anna Politkovskaya Award.

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