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Saudi Arabian human rights defender, Mikhlif al-Shammari, had his sentence of two years in prison and 200 lashes upheld by a court of appeal on 2 November. He is at risk of being imprisoned and flogged at any time. If detained he will be considered a prisoner of conscience.
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The girl who became pregnant after she was raped, allegedly by her step father, was essentially forced to give birth. It is a tragic reminder Paraguay must repeal its draconian anti-abortion law!...