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Authorities in Burkina Faso must rein in security forces that have used excessive force to crack down on peaceful anti-government protests.

UN peacekeepers and the Congolese authorities must act urgently to protect civilians from a spate of sporadic attacks by armed rebels which has left at least 100 dead in the last month said Amnesty International today.

 The onus is on the UK government to answer allegations for its role in the Abdul Hakim Belhaj rendition case.

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