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August 24, 2011

The arrest of a former senior Russian police official in connection with the murder of journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 is a major step forward, Amnesty International...

August 22, 2011
The "Ladies in White," an unofficial network of women protesters in Cuba, face ongoing intimidation from the authorities.
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August 19, 2011

Syrian authorities are feared to be torturing a prominent dissident and his teenage son, his lawyer has told Amnesty International.

August 11, 2011
Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-'Amr, who has been calling for reform, is said to have been arrested over statements he made in his sermons.

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