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

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July 14, 2010
Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen has commuted the death sentence of Gaile Owens. She was sentenced to death for soliciting...
July 8, 2010
Amnesty International has welcomed the release of an Indonesian prisoner of conscience jailed for his role in a peaceful flag-raising protest.
July 8, 2010
Iranian human rights defender Ali Bakas was released from Evin Prison on 29 June 2010 after being acquitted of all charges...
July 6, 2010
On 30 June the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stayed the execution of Jonathan Marcus Green less than four hours before it...