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Women in remote communities of Papua New Guinea accused of sorcery face a high risk of mob violence. © Flickr / David Ringer

Papua New Guinea: Vicious ‘sorcery’ killing leaves two more at risk

27 May 2015
Authorities must step up protection for targeted women.

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Ethiopia: Onslaught on human rights ahead of elections

23 May 2015
Freedoms denied in the run-up to Ethiopia’s elections.

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South East Asia: Necessary U-turn on refugee boats still leaves thousands at risk

22 May 2015
Measures urgently needed to save thousands of lives still at risk at sea.

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6 simple tools to protect your online privacy

21 May 2015
Take control of your private communications online.

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Why are Indigenous legal services so important?

15 May 2015
The latest on Indigenous legal services funding and what it means.


How we use your donations

14 May 2015
Amnesty International wouldn't be possible without the generous donations of our supporters.

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What's on

Action on Campus - Say No to Children in Detention

Where: Caulfield East, VIC
When: Tuesday 26 May

Deakin Uni Geelong - Welcome Night

Where: Waurn Ponds, VIC
When: Wednesday 27 May

Book Club: A Country Too Far

Where: Chippendale, NSW
When: Wednesday 27 May

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Claudia Medina, 43, has been cleared of all charges after being tortured into a false confession in Mexico. © Amnesty International

Good news: Claudia Medina Tamariz cleared of all charges

11 February 2015
All charges have been dropped against Claudia Medina Tamariz, a survivor of torture in Mexico

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