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Amnesty International takes action for Sri Lanka displaced

16 November 2009

Iranian 'web crime' unit designed to silence dissent

16 November 2009

Reports that the Iranian government plans to establish "cyber police" to fight "crimes" on the internet indicate they are intensifying their attack on freedom of expression.

Macedonia must guarantee the right to freedom of peaceful assembly

13 November 2009

Obama must press China to uphold human rights

13 November 2009

Indigenous teacher missing in Brazil after violence over ancestral lands

13 November 2009

Brazilian and Paraguayan authorities must redouble their efforts to find an indigenous teacher who has been missing since 30 October.

Iranian authorities must stop imminent execution of Kurdish man

13 November 2009

The Iranian authorities must halt the imminent execution of Sherko Moarefi, a Kurdish man convicted of "enmity against God" over his alleged membership of a proscribed Kurdish organization.

Fair trials needed in Bangladesh to ensure justice for victims of mutiny

12 November 2009

To ensure justice for the victims of the Bangladesh Rifles mutiny in February, all suspects must receive a fair trial, Amnesty International says in its new report.

Italian authorities forcibly evict another Roma community

12 November 2009

Amnesty International has condemned the forced eviction of a community of about 400 Roma people in the Italian capital, Rome.

Jailed Azerbaijani bloggers adopted as prisoners of conscience

12 November 2009

Youth activists Emin Abdullayev and Adnan Hajizade have been sentenced to 30 and 24 months' imprisonment respectively on charges of 'hooliganism' and 'inflicting minor bodily harm'.

Saudi Arabian and Yemeni forces must protect civilians in Sa’da conflict

11 November 2009

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