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Iran religious minority members facing 'show trial'

13 January 2010

Amnesty International has urged the Iranian authorities to release seven members of the Baha'i religious minority who appear to be facing a "show trial" in Tehran on a collection of spurious charges.

UK police must end stop and search without suspicion

12 January 2010

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the use of these abusive and discriminatory powers is illegal.

Jailed Sri Lankan journalist released on bail

12 January 2010

JS Tissainayagam was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment on terrorism charges last year, after criticizing the government.

European states must take concrete steps to help close Guantánamo

11 January 2010

Leading human rights organizations have urged more European states to accept detainees held at the US detention centre at Guantánamo who cannot be returned to their countries of origin.

Turkey must set free conscientious objector

11 January 2010

Iran's 'Mourning Mothers' must be released

11 January 2010

Thousands gather to take action on Sudan

9 January 2010

Activists are gathering at events in 15 countries on Saturday to call on world leaders to take urgent steps to prevent a return to severe and widespread conflict in Sudan.

Israeli detention of Palestinian activists must end

8 January 2010

Three men, including prominent human rights campaigner Jamal Juma', are being held for legitimately voicing their opposition to the construction of the West Bank fence/wall.

Ashoura protesters at risk of execution in Iran

8 January 2010

Malawi must release men charged with 'unnatural practices'

7 January 2010

Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga were arrested in December, two days after they had a 'traditional engagement ceremony'.

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