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Monday 11 May 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in Iran later today (Monday).
Monday 11 May 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in Iran later today (Monday).
Monday 11 May 2009
Amnesty International activists from over 20 countries will take part in Baltic Pride 2009 in the Latvian capital Riga 15-17 May to display international support and s
Monday 11 May 2009
Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were beheaded by Saudi Arabian authorities yesterday (Sunday), Amnesty International revealed today. The
Monday 11 May 2009
Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were beheaded by Saudi Arabian authorities yesterday (Sunday), Amnesty International revealed today. The
Friday 8 May 2009
Amnesty International is calling on all parties to the conflict in eastern Chad not to attack civilians or place them at risk. As the UN Security Council meets to disc
Thursday 7 May 2009
Little has been done to improve the human rights situation in the Russian Federation – in some areas it has even worsened, one year after President Dmitry Medve
Thursday 7 May 2009
Lebanon's upcoming national elections, due on 7 June, present a unique opportunity for the country's political leaders to commit themselves and their parties to introd
Thursday 7 May 2009
By failing to protect the rights of migrants and asylum-seekers rescued at sea, the Italian and Maltese governments have breached their international obligations
Thursday 7 May 2009
Amnesty International today expressed dismay at the decision by the Imo State House of Assembly to pass a bill providing for the death penalty for anyone convicted of

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Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.