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Claudia Medina Tamariz © Amnetsy International

Five wins in the fight against torture

14 January 2016
Thanks to you, here are some of the top recent successes we’ve achieved together in our fight to stop torture globally.

Samar Badawi with her daughter Joud. © Private

Saudi Arabia: Arrest of human rights defender Samar Badawi latest attempt to intimidate activists

13 January 2016
The arrest of Samar Badawi is the latest example of Saudi Arabia’s utter contempt for its human rights obligations.

Raif Badawi, a Saudi website founder and blogger © Private

Saudi Arabia: A year of bloody repression since flogging of Raif Badawi

8 January 2016
Human rights in Saudi Arabia have deteriorated since blogger Raif Badawi was publicly flogged.

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Demonstrations in Tunisia. © FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images

The ‘Arab Spring’: Five years on

15 January 2016
Five years later, human rights are under attack across the region. Take a closer look at the situation now.

Raif Badawi with his children © Private

6 Ways you can help Raif Badawi and other activists in Saudi Arabia

13 January 2016
One year after Raif Badawi was publicly flogged, he and many other Saudi Arabian activists need your urgent support.

A young refugee living in an abandoned factory near Saida, Lebanon. © Flickr / Anthony Gale

Syria: A life under siege

11 January 2016
Residents of Madaya and Al-Fouaa are desperate for aid as the Syrian conflict rages on.

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What's on

LGBTQI Network at Midsumma Carnival

Where: Melbourne, VIC
When: Sunday 17 January

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Members of the Philippine National Police © Flickr / AFN-Pacific Hawaii News Bureau Hawaii

Philippines: positive step to addressing police torture

The Philippines Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights has convened a second inquiry on Amnesty International’s ‘Above The Law: Torture in the Police’ report.

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