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Indian rape debate: Why death penalty is no solution

By Ananth Guruswamy, Director of Amnesty International in India The tragic case of the 23-year old woman who was brutally attacked, raped and left for dead by six men in Delhi on 16 December 2012 has highlighted the unacceptable reality … Continue reading

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Army out of the barracks back on the streets

President Mohamed Morsi decision to give the army new policing powers has raised new concerns about Egypt’s future, raked up painful memories of the past. In protests around the Presidential Palace on Friday, we saw tanks and armoured vehicles belonging … Continue reading

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