Some 35 human rights activists and journalists, including two Amnesty International staff members, were freed on 4 February 2011 after spending almost two days in military custody.
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Good News! - Dominican Republic Decriminalizes Abortion (UA 293/14)
The President promulgated the new Criminal Code on 19 December following the adoption by the Chamber of Deputies of the observations made by the President seeking the decriminalization of abortion in certain circumstances.