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12 February 2010
An Amnesty International paper responding to Iran's own submission to the UN ahead of the Human Rights Council review of the country, illustrates Iran's failure to uphold human rights.
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10 February 2010
Amnesty International has urged the Iranian authorities to allow peaceful demonstrations on Thursday, the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in the country.
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02 February 2010
Muhammad al-Maqalih is thought to have been detained for his comments on the government's conduct in the ongoing conflict in the northern region of  Sa'da.
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28 January 2010
Amnesty International has condemned the execution of two men arrested during protests that followed Iran's disputed presidential election last year.
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25 January 2010
Ahead of an international high level meeting in London, Amnesty International has highlighted an increase in human rights abuses against those who criticize or oppose the government.
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25 January 2010
A brief summary of Amnesty International's assessment of the situation in the country.
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22 January 2010
Habibollah Latifi was sentenced to death in 2008 in connection with his links to a banned Kurdish organization.
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19 January 2010
Hisham Bashraheel and his sons were arrested after taking part in a sit-in protest to mark eight months since they were banned from printing and distributing the al-Ayyam newspaper.
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19 January 2010
Anissa 'Uthman, a journalist working for weekly newspaper al-Wassat, faces a three month prison sentence after she was convicted of defaming President ‘Ali ‘Abdullah Saleh.
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15 January 2010
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Palestinian activist Mohammed Othman but is concerned Israel has imposed conditions on him.
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13 January 2010
Amnesty International has welcomed the release of Palestinian human rights activist Jamal Juma’, one of the campaigners detained by the Israeli military last year.
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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.
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11 January 2010
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08 January 2010
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08 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.
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28 December 2009
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23 December 2009
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18 December 2009
Amnesty International has called for the release of an Iranian student leader whose arrest and detention have inspired men to cover their hair in an online solidarity photo campaign.
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09 December 2009
Blog written for Amnesty International by Shaimaa, the wife of human rights defender Musaad Suliman Hassan Hussei.
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