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November 29, 2012

Amnesty International USA today applauded introduction of bi-partisan legislation in the United States Senate that would help ensure the protection of Afghan women as Afghanistan undergoes its secu...

Press Release
November 6, 2012

The Chinese authorities must immediately release prominent women’s rights activist, Mao Hengfeng, who has been sentenced to one and a half years in a labor camp.

Press Release
October 26, 2012
Iranian human rights lawyer on hunger strike wins EU Sakharov Peace Prize while Iranian authorities continue to harrass her family.
Press Release
October 22, 2012

"Women's rights made the binder at tonight's debate but so far the candidates have flipped right by those pages," said Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA executive director.

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