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The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the Indigenous communities of Niyamgiri Hills have the right to decide whether or not they want a mine on their sacred land.
Prisoner of conscience Mam Sonando has walked free from trumped-up charges designed to silence the Cambodian journalist.
This is a huge victory for the brave people in PNG who have been calling for change for a long time - and an enormous testament to the power of our collective action.
The conviction of 23 Brazilian police officers for killing inmates in a prison massacre two decades ago is a "vital" step towards justice, Amnesty International has said. The officers were sentenced to 156 years each in jail for their role in the deaths of 13 inmates during bloody riots at São Paulo's Carandiru prison in 1992, in which more than 100 inmates died.
In a historic move, with the culmination of more than 20 years of campaigning by organisations including Amnesty International, governments at the United Nations have adopted an Arms Trade Treaty.
The Sultan of Oman's decision to pardon all activists and writers convicted last year for insulting the ruler, IT crimes and taking part in unauthorized protests should be just the first step in addressing the issue of freedom of expression in Oman, said Amnesty International.
Amnesty International has welcomed a court ruling that the decision by the Australian Government to deport a Hazara man to Afghanistan was made unlawfully and must be reviewed.
A Cambodian court’s decision to overturn anti-state convictions and a two-decade prison sentence, against a prominent journalist, is a positive step for freedom of expression in the country.
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