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Decision to Re-Arrest Writer Ahmet Altan in Turkey a Scandalous Injustice

Following a court decision to re-arrest writer Ahmet Altan just a week after he was released from jail following more than three years in pre-trial detention, Amnesty International’s Europe Director, Marie Struthers said:

Categorizing Feminism, Atheism, Homosexuality as Crimes Exposes Saudi Arabia’s Dangerous Intolerance

Responding to an official announcement and a promotional video published by Saudi Arabia’s state security agency which categorizes feminism, homosexuality and atheism as ‘extremist ideas,’ Heba Morayef, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Director, said:

Death Of Student “Fleeing Tear Gas” in Hong Kong Must Be Investigated

Responding to the death of Chow Tsz-lok, a student protester who fell from a car park on November 4 while reportedly fleeing clashes with police, Man-Kei Tam, Director of Amnesty International Hong Kong said:

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