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13 May 2011

As Amnesty International launches its annual report, we speak to five key human rights activists.

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10 May 2011

Famed for his memoir of his years in Israeli detention in the 1990s, Ahmad Qatamesh has been detained again without charge for weeks.

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04 May 2011

Relentless crackdown on human rights continues as Bahraini parliament votes to extend repressive state of emergency amid continued arrests of dissidents.

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28 April 2011

Six civil society activists are arrested and the government takes over a rights organization in the United Arab Emirates.

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21 April 2011

Security forces must not respond with violence to mass demonstrations planned across the country on Friday.

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20 April 2011

Yemeni authorities urged to ensure the safety of a prominent human rights activist accused of passing information to the UN.

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12 April 2011

Testimonies and case studies from the report, ‘Days of Rage: Protests and Repression in Iraq’

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08 April 2011

At least 171 people are believed to have been killed during three weeks of unrest in Syria, Amnesty International said today after more deaths during protests.

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31 March 2011

The Egyptian authorities should scrap a draft law aimed at criminalizing strikes and protests, Amnesty International said ahead of demonstrations against the law.

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31 March 2011

The reimposition of 20-year jail terms on seven leaders of Iran's Baha'i religious minority is “outrageous”, says Amnesty International.

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28 March 2011

The Syrian government's pledge to lift the country's long-standing state of emergency must be swiftly backed up with concrete steps, Amnesty International said.

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25 March 2011

At least 55 people are believed to have been killed during a week of unrest in and around the Syrian town of Dera’a, Amnesty International said today.

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25 March 2011

The decision comes amid concern at mass human rights violations committed during an ongoing crackdown on dissent and an increased use of the death penalty.

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24 March 2011

The Syrian government must ensure its security forces end attacks on protesters and others during ongoing unrest, Amnesty International says amid reports of mass casualties.

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23 March 2011

Amnesty International condems deadly attack on a mosque by Syrian security forces as suspected dissidents are rounded up.

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22 March 2011

At least six anti-government protesters have died after security forces opened fire on demonstrators during continuing unrest in the southern city of Dera'a.

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18 March 2011

Amnesty International calls on the Moroccan authorities to allow mass peaceful demonstrations planned for this Sunday to go ahead peacefully.

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18 March 2011

Amnesty International has urged the Syrian authorities to reveal the whereabouts of at least 21 protesters who have been missing since they were arrested following demonstrations earlier this week.

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17 March 2011

Witnesses describe violence against Bahraini protesters to Amnesty International.

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16 March 2011

Bahraini protesters tell Amnesty International of bloody scenes on the streets as government security forces step up their violent crackdown on demonstrations.

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