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The state of the world's human rights

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04 December 2009

A European Court of Human Rights’ judgement said that Kamel Daoudi’s expulsion would put him at risk of incommunicado detention and torture and would be a human rights violation.

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04 December 2009
The prisoners, who include 17 women, are said to have had their death sentences ratified by the Presidential Council, the final step before executions are carried out.
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03 December 2009
An Amnesty International delegation also found cases of over 40 people whose whereabouts are still unknown. These human rights violations follow a massacre during a political protest in September.
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03 December 2009
Amnesty International's delegation has documented many cases of abuse including killings following excessive use of force, arbitrary arrests of demonstrators by security forces and indiscriminate, unnecessary use of tear gas.
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03 December 2009
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03 December 2009
Amnesty International  has condemned the deliberate targeting of civilians at graduation of medical students in a district of the capital Mogadishu.
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02 December 2009
What does the banning of minarets in Switzerland really mean for Swiss Muslims and what are the implications and lessons for other European countries?
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02 December 2009
Amnesty International has called for a clear, credible mechanism to investigate civilian casualties of military operations, as the US prepares to send in 30,000 more troops.
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30 November 2009
Amnesty International said it deeply regrets the choice of Swiss voters to introduce a ban on the construction of minarets into the constitution. The ban takes immediate effect.
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30 November 2009
Political leaders meeting in Copenhagen next week must reach a fair, ambitious and binding deal on climate change, said Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan and former President of Ireland Mary Robinson.
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30 November 2009
Amnesty International said that it was deeply worried about the safety of victims of and witnesses to a shooting at a military blockade that took place in Tegucigalpa.
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27 November 2009
Blog by youth activist Alyaksei Bondar.
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27 November 2009
Blog by Belarusian youth activist Ales Charnyshou.
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27 November 2009
Blog by Belarusian youth activist Mikhail Kryvau.
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27 November 2009
Blog written for Amnesty International by Belarusian youth activist Tatyana Tishkevich.
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27 November 2009
Belarusian youth activists sentenced to 'restricted freedom' for attending a peaceful protest have told Amnesty International how they were targeted by the authorities.
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27 November 2009
Amnesty International has urged the government to protect witnesses and safeguard vital forensic evidence, following the massacre of at least 57 people in Maguindanao province.
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