Issues: Arbitrary arrest

See also: Prisons
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Women's Rights Demonstration in Tehran

A feminist gathering in 7-Tir square of Tehran, in protest of the unequal rights and discriminatory laws against women in Iran, which was violently interrupted by the police, and dozens were arrested....

Regions: Iran

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention

Witnessed: 15834 times

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Anniversary of the Movement in Oaxaca - 07.26.2007

In June of 2006 the Government of Oaxaca launched an offensive against striking teachers....

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Arbitrary arrest

Witnessed: 9430 times

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Atenco, A Year of Repression - 06.28.2007

http://www.aliveinmexico.org/video/2007/06/28/atenco-one-year-later/

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Indigenous peoples, International criminal court

Witnessed: 12246 times

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Human Rights Defenders - Algeria

Amine Sidhoum has been a lawyer in Algeria for five years, dealing with the families of the disappeared. This is a story about him and the people he has helped.

Regions: Algeria

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Forced disappearances, Torture

Witnessed: 7565 times

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Guantánamo Demonstration at the US embassy in London

Hundreds of activists concentrated in front of the US embassy in London (UK) to express their opposition to Guantánamo on the fifth anniversary of the camp.

Regions: Global, Great Britain, United States

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Torture

Witnessed: 14224 times

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Egypt: Bloggers open the door to police brutality debate [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online]

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Freedom of opinion & expression, Police brutality

Blog entry

US secret detentions: from hotel room to squalid prison cell [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS’s collaboration with Global Voices Online - this post was written by Gavin Simpson]

Regions: United States

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Forced disappearances

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Iraq: Rare testimony of abuse by the Iraqi Security Forces [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS’s collaboration with Global Voices Online]

Regions: Iraq, United States

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Forced disappearances, Police brutality

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Tunisia: Opening prisons to the world [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online] [YouTube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CqgY0yWTqw]

Regions: Tunisia

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Freedom of opinion & expression

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Malaysia: Cellphone video captures police excess [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online] ...

Regions: Malaysia

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Police brutality

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