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Credible accounts by eyewitnesses at the University of Khartoum protest point to police and Sudanese intelligence officers using tear gas and live ammunition to disperse the protesters.
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The Chinese authorities must immediately release three citizen journalists detained since the weekend for highlighting a security crackdown in Beijing for the annual parliamentary session currently under way, said Amnesty International.
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Several hundred doctors and medical students protested conditions in Venezuela's hospitals Monday, citing shortages of medicines and critical supplies in the troubled oil-rich country.
Amnesty International is to brief US politicians in Washington DC this week on the ongoing failure to adequately investigate past human rights violations and abuses in Northern Ireland, in advance of St Patrick's Day events in the US capital.
In a perfect world we would all make our own decisions about our health, sexuality and whether we want to have children, without fear of violence and discrimination.
Abortion has driven a wedge between the Catholic Church and an organization that began as an ally.
BEIRUT: The Syrian government's siege of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp is a crime against humanity and should see the regime referred to the International Criminal Court, according to an Amnesty International report released Monday.
STARVING, dying and desperate - this city is stuck in an endless cycle of horrific human suffering.
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Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of feminist punk group Pussy Riot appear at an Amnesty International press conference in New York, where they thank people for the support they have received over the last two years and talk about the suppression that citizens are currently suffering in Russia under Vladimir Putin.
At a congressional briefing on Thursday, legal experts and advocates from Amnesty International, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and Earthrights International proposed measures Congress could take to ameliorate corporate abuses abroad.
Keira Knightley and Salma Hayek are among a host of celebrities who have written to British Prime Minister David Cameron about women's rights in Afghanistan.
Editor's note: Robin Morgan , activist and author of 22 books, hosts the radio show/podcast "Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan": WMCLive.com and iTunes.
AROUND 150 pieces of art by local people will go on show this weekend after an "overwhelming" response to an appeal by Amnesty International.
Despite the international coverage regarding their punk band, members of Russian group Pussy Riot have been detained once again.