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Stories with organization: Amnesty International
  • French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 6:44 am

    PARIS - French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris - but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism.

  • Amnesty: Dozens of juvenile offenders face death in Iran 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 7:21 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dozens of people who were arrested in Iran for crimes committed before they turned 18 remain at risk of the death penalty despite recent reforms, with many having already spent years on death row, according to a report by Amnesty International released Tuesday.

  • Cuban dissidents leaving country amid shift in US policy 
    Updated: Jan-08-16 9:53 am

    HAVANA - One year ago, the Cuban government began releasing 53 political prisoners whom President Barack Obama wanted freed as part of a historic deal to re-establish diplomatic relations between the former Cold War foes.