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World marches for Myanmar

9 October 2007

People across the globe took to the streets this weekend in support of the people of Myanmar, who continue to be subjected to mass arrests and brutal repression.

Video: Marching for Myanmar

8 October 2007

People across the globe took to the streets this weekend in support of the people of Myanmar, who continue to be subjected to mass arrests and brutal repression.

Lethal injections lead doctors to break medical oath

4 October 2007

Anna Politkovskaya remembered

3 October 2007

People from around the world, including members and supporters of Amnesty International, are commemorating Russian journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovsk

Palestinian refugees targeted in Iraq

1 October 2007

Scores of Palestinian refugees in Iraq have been killed since the US-led invasion in 2003.

Military stamps out mass protests

1 October 2007

A heavy military presence on Myanmar's streets, combined with mass arrests, has stamped out the massive protests of the past week.

Violent crackdown on protesters continues in Myanmar

28 September 2007

The military continues to step up attempts to crack down on protests in Myanmar. They are taking an increasingly prominent position on the streets and made hundreds

Myanmar authorities step up crackdown on protesters

27 September 2007

The situation in Myanmar (formerly Burma) continues to worsen with reports emerging of escalating attempts by the authorities to repress ongoing demonstrations.

Myanmar demonstrators defiant in face of escalating repression

26 September 2007

The situation in Myanmar (formerly Burma) continues to worsen with reports emerging of escalating attempts by the authorities to repress ongoing demonstrations.

Refugee crisis unfolds amid global apathy

21 September 2007

The international community has not responded adequately to Iraq's spiralling refugee crisis and is leaving the main host countries, Syria and Jordan, to shoulder

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