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June 9, 2011
A former member of the Republican Guard has told Amnesty International that he and other soldiers were ordered to open fire on unarmed pro-reform demonstrators.
Victory
June 8, 2011

Aliyu Tasheku had been held incommunicado detention, prompting fears he may be at risk of extrajudicial execution. His whereabouts are now known. He is in contact with his lawyer and family.

Press Release
June 8, 2011

Brazilian authorities must investigate acts of violence and intimidation by hired gunmen against rural workers in the north of the country, Amnesty International said today, amid ongoing threats ta...

Press Release
June 8, 2011

On behalf of Amnesty International, Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis delivered a stack of 21,000 petition signatures into the hands of an officer of the Iran Mission to the United Nations on Wed...

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