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August 9, 2016

Detained Student Activist Released!

Phyoe Phyoe Aung was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests. After 394,000 actions on h

Recent Victories

August 30, 2011

Amnesty was out in force combating former Vice President Dick Cheney's disinformation campaign, demonstrating at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC and the Today Show in New York City.

July 1, 2011
Uruguay finally has a green light to investigate dozens of cases of human rights abuses from its period of military rule three decades ago.
March 25, 2011
The decision comes amid concern at mass human rights violations committed during an ongoing crackdown on dissent and an increased use of the death penalty.
January 7, 2011
Qusay 'Abdel-Razaq Zabib was detained for over two years because he was suspected of having links to armed groups.