Impunity

Haiti: Duvalier case back on course towards justice for the victims - 21 February 2014

Headline Title:  Haiti: Duvalier case back on course towards justice for the victims   The decision of a Haitian court to allow investigations to continue into crimes against humanity committed during the rule of “president-for-life” Jean-Claude Duvalier is a major boost for the victims in their long quest for truth and justice, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  Jean-Claude Duvalier Story Location:  Haiti 18° 33' 18.9144" N, 72° 18' 30.8808" W “This much-needed green light to continue the investigations is a victory for the victims of torture, enforced disappearances and other human rights violations committed under the rule of Duvalier ” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor for Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 21/02/2014 URL:  You Cannot Kill the Truth: The Case Against Jean-Claude Duvalier Description:  Report, 22 September 2011

Haiti: Duvalier case back on course towards justice for the victims

The decision of a Haitian court to allow investigations to continue into crimes against humanity committed during the rule of “president-for-life” Jean-Claude Duvalier is a major boost for the victims in their long quest for truth and justice, Amnesty International said. The decision of a Haitian court to allow investigations to continue into crimes against humanity committed during the rule of “president-for-life” Jean-Claude Duvalier is a major boost for the vict

Amnesty International demande au président mexicain de prendre des mesures face à la situation critique des droits humains

Le secrétaire général d’Amnesty International, Salil Shetty, a rencontré le président mexicain Enrique Peña Nieto et lui a remis un mémorandum recommandant une série d’initiatives à prendre de toute urgence pour combattre l’impunité généralisée et les violations graves des droits humains dans le pays. Le secrétaire général d’Amnesty International, Salil Shetty, a rencontré le président mexicain Enrique Peña Nieto et lui a remis un

Amnistía Internacional llama al Presidente Peña Nieto a enfrentar la crítica situación de derechos humanos en México

El Secretario General de Amnistía Internacional, Salil Shetty, se reunió con el Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto, a quien hizo entrega de un memorándum exigiendo una serie de acciones para combatir la impunidad generalizada y el persistente patrón de graves violaciones a los derechos humanos en el país.  El Secretario General de Amnistía Internacional, Salil Shetty, se reunió con el Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto, a quien hizo entrega de un memorándum exigiendo una serie de acciones para combatir la

Amnesty International calls on Mexico’s President to confront critical human rights situation

At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum demanding an urgent list of actions to combat entrenched impunity and serious human rights violations.   At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum de

Amnesty International calls on Mexico’s President to confront critical human rights situation - 18 February 2014

Headline Title:  Mexico’s President urged to confront critical human rights situation At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum de At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum demanding an urgent list of actions to combat entrenched impunity and serious human rights violations.  Media Node:  Mexico HLM Story Location:  Mexico 21° 35' 49.8192" N, 100° 22' 15.9384" W “While Mexico is an increasingly important actor on the world stage, not only in economic terms but in the field of human rights, it is failing to deliver at home. I told the President that he must demonstrate he is serious about ensuring human rights not just internationally but for all inside the country as well. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 18/02/2014 URL:  Mexico: Human rights challenges facing Mexico: Amnesty International memorandum to President Enrique Peña Nieto Description:  Memorandum, 18 February 2014 URL:  Looking Into the Shadows for Mexico’s Disappeared Description:  Blog, 18 February 2014

Ukraine must act immediately to halt escalation of violence - 22 January 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine must act immediately to halt escalation of violence The use of live ammunition by police in Kyiv would only increase what is already a highly volatile situation, Amnesty International said today after four protesters were killed and the government i Situation in Kyiv increasingly volatile after four protesters are killed and the government says that police may start using live ammunition. Media Node:  Ukraine protesters clash with police Ukraine video Twitter Tag:  ukraine Story Location:  Kiev Ukraine 50° 27' 0" N, 30° 31' 23.88" E “There must be no impunity for law enforcement officers who resort to abusive use of force. We have repeatedly called on the Ukrainian authorities to bring perpetrators to justice, but today’s unlawful violence by the police has led to at least one death. ” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International's Ukraine expert Date:  Wed, 22/01/2014

États-Unis. Il faut fermer Guantánamo et en finir avec l’hypocrisie face aux droits humains

Le fait que les États-Unis n’aient toujours pas fermé le camp de détention de Guantánamo Bay, à Cuba, illustre parfaitement leur politique du deux poids deux mesures en matière de droits humains. Le fait que les États-Unis n’aient toujours pas fermé le camp de détention de Guantánamo Bay, à Cuba, illustre parfaitement leur politique du deux poids deux mesures en matière de droits humains, a

USA: Close Guantánamo and end human rights hypocrisy

The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA’s double standard on human rights, Amnesty International said today, almost five years after President Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the facility. The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA’s double standard on human rights, Amnesty International said today, almost five years after

Haïti. Le manque de volonté politique va permettre à Jean-Claude Duvalier d’échapper à la justice

Un manque de volonté politique et des retards inacceptables au niveau des tribunaux sont en train de permettre à Jean-Claude Duvalier, ancien « président à vie » d’Haïti, d’échapper à la justice pour des violations des droits humains, ont déclaré Amnesty International et Human Rights Watch mercredi 15 janvier. Un manque de volonté politique et des retards inacceptables au niveau des tribunaux sont en train de permettre à Jean-Claude Duvalier, ancien « président à vie » d’Haïti, d’échapper à la

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