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News

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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Blogs

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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.

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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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Successes

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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