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Saudi Arabian man beheaded and crucified

8 December 2009

Amnesty International has condemned an execution in Saudi Arabia that saw a 22-year-old man beheaded and then crucified.

Iran must stop imminent execution of juvenile offender

8 December 2009

Nicaragua must investigate violent attacks against human rights activist

7 December 2009

Leonor Martínez has been subjected to violence and received death threats for her work with a civil society group.

Blog: My life inside a Chinese labor camp

7 December 2009

Former prisoner of conscience Bu Dongwei spent over two years in a Chinese Re-education through Labour (RTL) camp until his release in July 2008.

Ten million demand 'fair, ambitious and binding climate treaty'

7 December 2009

Petition delivered to world leaders as they gather at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this week.

Iranian security forces condemned for protest crackdown

7 December 2009

Amnesty International has condemned the excessive use of force by Iranian security forces that saw scores of protesters beaten and detained during student-led demonstrations.

Sudan must end violent crackdown on protestors

7 December 2009

Activists in Honduras tell Amnesty International of hidden human rights crisis

4 December 2009

An Amnesty International delegation in Honduras talked to human rights activists about the hidden crisis affecting the Central American nation.

France must not deport terror suspect to Algeria

4 December 2009

A European Court of Human Rights’ judgement said that Kamel Daoudi’s expulsion would put him at risk of incommunicado detention and torture and would be a human rights violation.

Over 900 people on death row in Iraq face imminent execution

4 December 2009

The prisoners, who include 17 women, are said to have had their death sentences ratified by the Presidential Council, the final step before executions are carried out.

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