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News

Since the Syrian crisis began in March 2011, millions have fled the violence © UNHCR/D. Kashavelov

Australia increases aid to Syria

22 April 2014
Government's $20 million aid increase is good but not enough.

Waleed Abu al-Khair © Private

Saudi Arabia continues its crackdown on dissent

17 April 2014
A lawyer has been arrested and imprisoned without explanation.

Porto Alegre's Beira Rio stadium is nearly ready © Flickr / Anderson Vaz

Human rights under threat ahead of Brazil World Cup

12 April 2014
Freedom of expression and peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil.

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Blogs

Chocolate eggs © Wikimedia Commons

Five logical reasons to eat chocolate

17 April 2014
Need an excuse to indulge in chocolate? Here are five!

Love heart © Flickr / Johan Hansson

11 ways to have an ethical wedding

10 April 2014
Getting hitched? Amnesty looks at ways you can have the day of your dreams AND help people around the world.

No going back: we can't give back a life once it is taken © Erik Kastner

Five brutal methods of execution

31 March 2014
We take a look five widely used execution methods. WARNING: disturbing images.

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What's on

Amnesty monthly skillshare

Where: Adelaide, SA
When: Tuesday 29 April, 7:00 pm

Book Club: ‘The People Smuggler’

Where: Sydney, NSW
When: Wednesday 30 April, 6:30–8:00 pm

Branch Annual General Meeting 2014

Where: Adelaide, SA
When: Wednesday 30 April, 6:30 pm

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Successes

Jabeur

Good news: Tunisian blogger released from prison

Jabeur Mejri, a Tunisian blogger held for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of opinion, has been released.

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