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Amnesty International’s Annual State of the World Report Slams Governments, Including the U.S., for Global Assault on Freedoms

On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his…

February 22, 2016

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Amnesty International State of the World 2015-2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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Your rights in jeopardy, global assault on freedoms, warns Amnesty International

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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State of the World 2014/2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up…

February 25, 2015

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Annual Report: Tajikistan 2013

Republic of Tajikistan Head of state Emomali Rahmon Head of government Ogil Ogilov Torture and other ill-treatment remained widespread and…

May 29, 2013

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Tajikistan’s Use of Torture in Absence of Rule of Law ‘Shocking’

Torture, beatings and other ill-treatment are routine in places of detention in Tajikistan and thrive in a climate of widespread…

July 12, 2012

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Annual Report: Tajikistan 2010

Head of state Emomali Rakhmon Head of government Okil Okilov Death penalty abolitionist in practice Population 7 million Life expectancy…

March 19, 2011