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The damaged interior of a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in Kunduz. © STR/AFP/Getty Images
Responsive Campaigning Asia
Afghanistan: Severe shortages of food and medicine in Kunduz
7 October 2016 | 11:24 am

The Afghan government and Taliban forces should urgently facilitate swift and unimpeded passage of humanitarian relief into Kunduz, where thousands of civilians are trapped in increasingly dire conditions. Amnesty International has interviewed medical workers and civilians stuck in Kunduz amid fighting after the Taliban launched an assault on 3 October. Kunduz residents have described grim scenes […]

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Khalil Ma’touq, a Syrian human rights defender. © Amnesty International
Syria Middle East
Syria: Renewed calls for Khalil Ma’touq’s release on 4th anniversary of detention
5 October 2016 | 12:57 pm

On October 2, 2012, the two men are believed to have been arrested at a government-operated checkpoint on their way from Ma’touq’s home in the Damascus suburb of Sahnaya to his office in Damascus.  Despite repeated requests for information to the public prosecutor’s office in Damascus in 2012 and 2013 by family and colleagues, Syrian […]

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A Fijian police car in a busy street
Freedom of expression, association and assembly Pacific
Fiji: Release five men detained for discussing constitution
10 September 2016 | 12:51 pm

“Fiji must immediately and unconditionally release the five men detained today for holding a meeting to discuss Fiji’s Constitution on Constitution Day. This is a brazen crackdown on people for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression,” said Rafendi Djamin, Amnesty International’s Director for South East Asia and the Pacific. “The men appear to […]

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Cambodia Opposition leader Kem Sokha.
Freedom of expression, association and assembly Asia
Cambodia: Campaign of political intimidation must end
9 September 2016 | 12:55 pm

Reacting to the conviction earlier today of Kem Sokha, the acting head of the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, on charges under Article 538 of refusing to appear as a witness, Amnesty International said: “Cambodia is in crisis with the government engaging in a campaign of intimidation against peaceful political and civil society activists, using […]

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