Human rights: January 2008 Archives

Amnesty marks sixth 'anniversary' of Guantanamo with prison cell protest outside US embassy
Today was the sixth "anniversary" of Guantanamo prison opening, Amnesty International organized protests in London, Belfast in front of the US embassy to call for closure of this prison.

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The Iranian government is relying on its broadly worded “security laws” to suppress virtually any public expression of dissent, Human Rights Watch said in a report released yesterday.
This 51-page report which is titled: “‘You Can Detain Anyone for Anything’: Iran’s Broadening Clampdown on Independent Activism,” documents the expansion in scope and number of the individuals and activities persecuted by the Iranian government over the last two years.
To read this report you can see here (PDF) or in Persian PDF.
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