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528 sentenced to death after mass trial

An Egyptian court has sentenced over 500 people to death, most in their absence, following a grossly unfair trial.

Demand the Egyptian authorities drop the sentences now!


Children sentenced to 10 years in adult prison

Jehad Sadeq Aziz Salman and Ebrahim Ahmed Radi al-Moqdad, both aged 15, were  sentenced and imprisoned as adults.

Please help us change this unlawful system!


Three years illegal house arrest for being married to Nobel laureate

Liu Xia, the wife of jailed Nobel Peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has been under house arrest since October 2010.

Urge the Chinese Government to lift all restrictions on her freedom!


Jailed for swearing

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Yevgeniy Vitishko was detained on 3 February and charged with “petty hooliganism” for “swearing at a bus stop”. He has been sentenced to 15 days in detention. We believe Yevgeniy has been gagged by officials keen to stop him from protesting during the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Amnesty International regards him as a prisoner of conscience.

 

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