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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.

Evidence of new arrests, harassment and illegal detentions by Guinea security forces

3 December 2009

An Amnesty International delegation also found cases of over 40 people whose whereabouts are still unknown. These human rights violations follow a massacre during a political protest in September.

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