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Brazil: Police abuse during peaceful public assembly
3 July 2014

Military police in São Paulo, southeast Brazil, threw tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets in an attempt to block a public assembly gathered to discuss ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/007/2014

Brazil: Sex workers evicted and abused by police
3 July 2014

Isabel (anonymized name), a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/006/2014

Thailand: First conviction of protester under military rule sets ...
3 July 2014

Today's guilty verdict in the case of a peaceful anti-coup protester in Thailand sets a dangerous precedent for freedom of assembly and contributes to ...

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Amnesty International | Zambia: Court acquits two men ...
3 July 2014

Today's court decision to acquit two Zambian men accused of having consensual sex with each other because the case had not been proved beyond ...

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Amnesty International | UK INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ON ...
3 July 2014

From Monday 14 to Friday 18 July, the British intelligence agencies and the Ministers responsible for them will be under the spotlight in a historic case ...

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Azerbaijan: Further information: Youth activists sentenced ...
3 July 2014

Eight youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were sentenced to between six and eight years' imprisonment on 6 May. Their lawyers ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/006/2014

Amnesty International | Hong Kong: Mass arrests a disturbing ...
2 July 2014

The Hong Kong authorities must release all those detained solely for peacefully protesting in pro-democracy demonstrations, said Amnesty International ...

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Iraq: Kurdish authorities must not block passage of civilians ...
2 July 2014

Thousands of exhausted Iraqi civilians fleeing the conflict in north-west Iraq are stranded at checkpoints separating the autonomous Kurdish provinces ...

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Hong Kong: Mass arrests a disturbing sign for peaceful protest ...
2 July 2014

The Hong Kong authorities must release all those detained solely for peacefully protesting in pro-democracy demonstrations, said Amnesty International ...

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Egypt: Further information: Father of Morsi's aide released ...
2 July 2014

Adly al-Qazzaz was released in the early morning of 25 June after eight months in detention. He had suffered two heart attacks in detention and needed ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/039/2014