Impunity

Pakistan: Journalists under siege from threats, violence and killings - 30 April 2014

Headline Title:  Pakistan: Journalists under siege from threats, violence and killings Journalists in Pakistan live under the constant threat of killings, harassment and other violence from all sides, including intelligence services, political parties and armed groups like the Taliba Journalists in Pakistan live under the constant threat of killings, harassment and other violence from all sides, including intelligence services, political parties and armed groups like the Taliban. Media Node:  Pakistan At a Glance:  At least 34 journalists may have been killed as a direct consequence of their work since democratically-elected government was restored in March 2008.Only in one case have the perpetrators been convicted, the 2011 killing of Geo TV correspondent Wali Khan Babar, and even in this case there were serious concerns about fair trial issues.Since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formed government in 5 June 2013, at least 8 journalists have been killed across Pakistan as a direct result of their work. These include 6 journalists killed in 2014.Of the 34 killings since 2008, 9 took place in northwestern Pakistan (the Federally Administered Tribal Areas or Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).12 took place in Balochistan province, and of these 6 happened in the province’s second town Khuzdar. Twitter Tag:  Pakistan Story Location:  Pakistan 28° 34' 45.2856" N, 61° 20' 58.7544" E “Pakistan’s media community is effectively under siege. Journalists, in particular those covering national security issues or human rights, are targeted from all sides in a disturbing pattern of abuses carried out to silence their reporting. ” Source:  David Griffiths, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director. URL:  ‘A bullet has been chosen for you’: Attacks on journalists in Pakistan Description:  Read the full report. URL:  Attacks against journalists in Pakistan: Facts and Figures Description:  Facts and Figures, 30 April 2014.

Mexique. Enrayer l'impunité des militaires : une occasion sans précédent pour le Congrès

Il est d’une importance capitale que l’assemblée législative du Mexique adopte le projet de réforme du Code de justice militaire en vertu duquel les militaires impliqués dans des violations des droits humains contre des civils seraient poursuivis et jugés par la justice civile, a déclaré Amnesty International lundi 28 avril 2014. Il est d’une importance capitale que l’assemblée législative du Mexique adopte le projet de réforme du Code de justice militaire en vertu duquel les militaires impliqués dans des violations des dro

Attacks against journalists in Pakistan: Facts and Figures - 30 April 2014

Headline Title:  Attacks against journalists in Pakistan: Facts and Figures Total number of interviews with journalists and other media wor Facts and figures on attacks against journalists in Pakistan Media Node:  Pakistan Story Location:  Pakistan 29° 27' 20.4444" N, 61° 31' 27.9768" E URL:  Pakistan: Journalists under siege from threats, violence and killings Description:  News Story, 30 April 2014.

Colombia: Presidential candidates must champion human rights - 30 April 2014

Headline Title:  Colombia: Presidential candidates must champion human rights   Human rights and the fight to end impunity in Colombia must be a high priority for all candidates in the presidential elections scheduled for 25 May, Amnesty International said today in a public letter addressed to the five contenders.  Media Node:  Colombia elections Story Location:  Colombia 4° 33' 28.8252" N, 74° 46' 21.7164" W URL:  Letter to Colombia's presidential candidates Description:  Letter, 30 April 2014

México: El Congreso debe aprovechar la oportunidad histórica de poner freno a la impunidad ante los abusos militares

El Congreso mexicano debe aprobar una reforma al Código de Justicia Militar que obligaría al personal militar implicado en violaciones de derechos humanos contra civiles a enfrentarse a una investigación y un juicio dentro del sistema de justicia civil , declaró hoy Amnistía Internacional. El Congreso mexicano debe aprobar una reforma al Código de Justicia Militar que obligaría al personal militar implicado en violaciones de derechos humanos contra civiles a enfrentarse a una investi

Mexico: Congress must seize an historic opportunity to curb military impunity

The Mexican Congress must pass a reform of the Code of Military Justice that would see military personnel implicated in human rights violations against civilians face investigation and trial in the civilian justice system, Amnesty International said today. The Mexican Congress must pass a reform of the Code of Military Justice that would see military personnel implicated in human rights violations against civilians face investigation and trial in the

Colombia: Presidential candidates must champion human rights

Human rights and the fight to end impunity in Colombia must be a high priority for all candidates in the presidential elections scheduled for 25 May, Amnesty International said today in a public letter addressed to the five contenders.  Human rights and the fight to end impunity in Colombia must be a high priority for all candidates in the presidential elections scheduled for 25 May, Amnesty International said today

No más ataques mortales contra periodistas en Pakistán

Sumemos nuestras fuerzas para pedir al gobierno de Pakistán que garantice que los periodistas pueden trabajar sin sufrir ataques, acoso ni intimidación. Copyright: Aamir Qureshi

Stop deadly attacks against journalists in Pakistan

Let’s stand together and urge the Pakistan government to ensure journalists can work free from attacks, harassment and intimidation Copyright: Aamir Qureshi

Espagne. Le droit prend en étau le mouvement de protestation

L’utilisation excessive de la force par la police espagnole et les propositions visant à renforcer la législation répressive montrent à quel point le gouvernement espagnol est déterminé à éliminer le mouvement de protestation pacifique, écrit Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport rendu public jeudi 24 avril. L’utilisation excessive de la force par la police espagnole et les propositions visant à renforcer la législation répressive montrent à quel point le gouvernement espagnol est déterminé à éliminer

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