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Amnesty International Reiterates its Call for End to Harsh Detention of Wikileaks Soldier


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Amnesty International Reiterates its Call for End to Harsh Detention of Wikileaks Soldier

(Washington, D.C.) U.S. authorities must put an end to the harsh pre-trial detention conditions of Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking information to Wikileaks, Amnesty International said today. In letters to U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Amnesty International called for measures to ensure that the Army private is no longer held in 23-hour solitary confinement and subjected to other unreasonable restrictions.


ByAmnesty International, USA.


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Amnesty International Calls for the Release of Prominent China Dissident Facing 'Subversion' Trial


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Amnesty International Calls for the Release of Prominent China Dissident Facing 'Subversion' Trial

(Washington, D.C.) China should release a veteran democracy activist instead of putting him on trial tomorrow, Amnesty International has said. Liu Xianbin is being tried in Sichuan province for "incitement to subvert state power" over articles he wrote in 2009 that urged democratic reforms.


ByAmnesty International, USA.


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Hungary trial over Roma attacks set to begin


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Hungary trial over Roma attacks set to begin

The Hungarian authorities must act to aid victims of racially motivated attacks, Amnesty International said ahead of the Budapest trial tomorrow of four people suspected over a series of killings of Roma.“As this long awaited trial begins, the protection of Roma communities in Hungary from racial harassment and violence should be a top priority,” said Barbora Cernusakova, Amnesty International’s Hungary expert..


ByAmnesty International, USA.


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