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Tunisia: Blogger sentenced to one year in jail for criticizing ...
20 January 2015

Yassine Ayari, a blogger in Tunisia, has been sentenced to one year in jail by a military court today Amnesty International can confirm.

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El Salvador: Release 'the 17' women in El Salvador
20 January 2015

A series of pardon requests for a group of 17 Salvadoran women jailed with extremely long sentences for pregnancy-related offences after flawed and ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/001/2015

Amnesty International | Guatemala: Conviction of ex-police ...
20 January 2015

The families of 37 people burned to death in an attack on the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City in 1980 finally have some relief as justice has caught ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Law on 'undesirable ...
20 January 2015

A draft Russian law banning “undesirable foreign organizations” is another troubling sign of the authorities' vigorous measures to restrict any public space ...

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USA: Clemency sought as Texas execution nears: Robert ...
20 January 2015

Robert Ladd is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 29 January. He was sentenced to death in 1997 for a murder committed in 1996. The claim that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/003/2015

South Korea: National Security Law continues to restrict ...
20 January 2015

Amnesty International urges the South Korea government to curb the mounting restrictions on freedom of expression through the excessive use of the ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/001/2015

Serbia: Respect the rights of the disappeared
20 January 2015

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 20 January 2015. AI Index: EUR 70/002/2015. Serbia: Respect the rights of the disappeared. ...

Public Statement       EUR 70/002/2015

Bahrain: Six month sentence for Nabeel Rajab blow to ...
20 January 2015

The Bahraini authorities must quash the conviction of prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, who has today been sentenced to six months ...

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Oman: Further information: Activist released, facing multiple ...
20 January 2015

Omani human rights activist, Saeed Jaddad, was released on bail on 22 December, after being charged with violating the Cyber law. His trial on charges ...

Urgent Action       MDE 20/001/2015

Amnesty International | Macedonia: Same-sex marriage ban ...
20 January 2015

The Macedonian Parliament's approval of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage will further entrench discrimination in the country ...

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