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Johan Teterissa was arrested on 29 June 2007 after he and 22 other activists took part in a peaceful demonstration in front of the former President of Indonesia, Susilo Ba

Indonesia: Release Johan Teterissa and other prisoners of conscience

1 July 2015
Criminal Code must be revised or amended to ensure freedom of expression in Indonesia.

Egyptian authorities continue to arbitrarily detain young activists. © Amnesty International

Generation Jail: Egypt’s youth go from protest to prison

30 June 2015
Generation of young activists imprisoned in bid to crush dissent.

A young refugee from Syria. © Flickr / Bengin Ahmad

Cynical move by Australian government to hamper asylum transparency

26 June 2015
Lack of transparency over offshore detention facilities raises serious concerns.

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Moses Akatugba © Private

Freedom after 10 years in jail

3 July 2015
Moses Akatugba, a Nigerian former death-row inmate, describes his joy at being free.

Webcam © Amnesty International

UK Government spied on Amnesty

3 July 2015
Tribunal notifies Amnesty that UK government has spied on the organisation.

Amnesty International is committed to stopping torture for good

Torture in 2015: what you need to know

26 June 2015
On International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we look at torture around the world.

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What's on

NAIDOC Week film screening

Where: Hobart, TAS
When: Thursday 9 July

Help us make a difference

Where: Canberra, ACT
When: Thursday 16 July

Book Club: Shadow Girls

Where: Sydney, NSW
When: Wednesday 29 July

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Pardoned Nigerian torture victim, Moses Akatugba. © Private

Good news: Nigerian torture survivor Moses Akatugba officially pardoned

30 May 2015
Moses 'overwhelmed' by global campaign to spare his life.

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