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December 22, 2011
Chen Wei is set to stand trial on 23 December on charges of “inciting subversion of state power” over essays he wrote that were critical of the Communist Party.
December 21, 2011
Havel led the human rights movement Charter 77, was repeatedly jailed, and adopted by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience.
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December 18, 2011

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

December 14, 2011
Prisoner of conscience Maikel Nabil Sanad had his three year sentence reduced to two years, but intends to continue his hunger strike.

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