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The Syrian civil war is in its fourth tragic year. New Zealand must do its bit to protect its share of Syria's refugees.
Blogger Raif Badawi has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for starting up a website that encourages peaceful sociopolitical debate in Saudi Arabia.
US Army Private Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on 21 August 2013, after leaking classified US government material to the website Wikileaks.
Human rights campaigner Liu Ping was sentenced to over six years in prison, for organising an event calling on the Chinese government to step up its fight against corruption.
As many as ten thousand people died in just three days, following a toxic gas leak from the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide factory in the city of Bhopal, India. Thousands more have died since.
Public transport driver Jerryme Corre suffered shocking torture at the hands of the police in the Philippines, after they accused him of killing a police officer.
Alfreda Disbarro, a 32-year-old mother of two, remains in prison after alleging she was tortured to confess in October last year. Send a message to ensure that these allegations are investigated >>
Moses Akatugba was only 16 years old when he was arrested for petty theft. Call on the Nigerian Authorities to ensure that his death sentence is halted >>