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1 year 5 months ago

Haiti may have violated human rights

Amnesty International believes that Haiti violated international human rights obligations by failing to protect people forced to leave the impromptu settlements that sprang up after the 2010 earthquake. A report by the human rights organization said it found that thousands of displaced people have been evicted from public space and...

2 years 11 months ago

Iran frees actress, waives lashing sentence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Amnesty International says an Iranian appeals court has overturned the lashing sentence against an actress who appeared in a film critical of the Islamic republic's hard-line policies. Amnesty's website says Marzieh Vafamehr was released from prison earlier this week after her sentence of one...

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