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Philippines must limit Martial Law and disband paramilitaries

8 December 2009

The Philippine authorities should immediately establish a clear and short timetable for an end to martial law in the country’s restive Maguindanao province.

Russia must stop persecution of rights activists

8 December 2009

The Russian authorities must stop persecuting human rights activists and instead channel their efforts into investigating those responsible for their murders.

Major accused of torturing girl to death in Nepal must be arrested

8 December 2009

The Nepali government must immediately pursue the arrest of an army major accused of torturing a 15-year-old girl to death.

Indiscriminate Baghdad attacks are a war crime

8 December 2009

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.

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