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On the eve of the debate on the Protection of Life in Pregnancy (Amendment) (Fatal Foetal Abnormalities) Bill 2013, Amnesty International Ireland is calling on the Government to recognise that the Constitution is no excuse for human rights violations. 

Malaysian authorities must immediately drop politically motivated sedition charges against a lawyer who could face up to three years in prison over a tweet criticising an Islamic state agency, Amnesty International said. 

A new report from Amnesty International throws the spotlight on the human face of Syria’s refugee crisis, through the stories of eight people and families who have fled the conflict and are struggling to survive in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

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Human Rights: At Home and Abroad

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In the past six years, at least 775 men have been held in the U.S detention centre at Guantánamo Bay. The men detained in the prison camp are routinely held in solitary confinement, condemned without a fair trail, many of them tortured.