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China: Detained for supporting Hong Kong protests
9 October 2014

At least 26 people, including several poets and artists, have been detained in Beijing for showing support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/053/2014

Muzzling dissent: Saudi Arabia's efforts to choke civil society ...
9 October 2014

Peaceful human rights activists have been routinely harassed, rounded up like criminals and often ill-treated in detention as the Saudi Arabian authorities ...

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Russia: Joint NGO letter to the President of the Russian ...
9 October 2014

In this open letter non-governmental organizations, urge the President to stop the clampdown on the right to freedom of association and end reprisals ...

Open Letter       EUR 46/050/2014

Amnesty International | UN peacekeepers face 'biggest test' to ...
9 October 2014

The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic (CAR) faces its biggest test since being deployed last month, Amnesty International ...

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Afghanistan: 10-year old rape survivor faces 'honour' killing
9 October 2014

Brishna, a 10-year old girl from Kunduz province in Afghanistan was raped by a local mullah in May 2014. She is at risk of an “honour” killing by family ...

Urgent Action       ASA 11/013/2014

Chad: President must scrap homophobic Bill | Amnesty ...
9 October 2014

The President of Chad, Idriss Deby, has been directly warned that if a homophobic bill currently before parliament is passed, he will be showing ...

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Bahrain: Further information: Nabeel Rajab charged, risks ...
9 October 2014

Nabeel Rajab has been charged with “publicly insulting official institutions”. His detention has been extended and he will face trial on 19 October before ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/036/2014

Amnesty International | Bahrain must release activist charged ...
9 October 2014

The Bahraini authorities must immediately and unconditionally release human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, Amnesty International said today after he ...

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South Africa: Struggle for maternal health: Barriers to ...
9 October 2014

Access to antenatal care early in pregnancy is vital to protect the health and lives of women and girls. In South Africa, however, even though such care ...

Report       AFR 53/006/2014

Amnesty International | Civil activists are not spies, President ...
9 October 2014

Non-governmental organizations across the world are joining together to call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to repeal the “foreign agents” law and ...

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