Indigenous peoples

Paraguay: Celebrations as law will return ancestral land to indigenous community after two decades of destitution - 11 June 2014

Headline Title:  Paraguay: Celebrations as law will return ancestral land to indigenous community after two The law signed today by the President of Paraguay that enables the Sawhoyamaxa to return to their ancestral land is a triumph for an indigenous community that has been fighting for its rights for m The law signed today by the President of Paraguay that enables the Sawhoyamaxa to return to their ancestral land is a triumph for the indigenous community. Media Node:  paraguay Twitter Tag:  paraguay Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 23° 38' 31.2288" S, 54° 29' 31.8768" W See map: Google Maps “This is a moment many families in the Sawhoyamaxa never dreamed would come true.” Source:  Amnesty International's Guadalupe Marengo

Peru: Five years on from Bagua violence and still no justice for victims - 5 June 2014

Headline Title:  Peru: Five years on from Bagua violence and still no justice for victims The Peruvian authorities must ensure that all those suspected of criminal responsibility in the tragic events in Bagua are brought to justice, said Amnesty International today on the fifth annivers The Peruvian authorities must ensure that all those suspected of criminal responsibility in the tragic events in Bagua are brought to justice. Media Node:  peru Twitter Tag:  peru Story Location:  Reino Unido 13° 9' 6.1272" S, 68° 6' 54.8424" W See map: Google Maps “Those responsible for the tragic events in Bagua must be brought to justice, but above all the trial process must be fair.” Source:  Amnesty International's Guadalupe Marengo

Guatemala slipping back into impunity on anniversary of overturned genocide conviction - 20 May 2014

Headline Title:  Guatemala slipping back into impunity on anniversary of overturned genocide conviction  The fight for justice for victims of crimes against humanity and genocide, from Guatemala’s past conflict is being seriously undermined, Amnesty International said today.  The fight for justice for victims of crimes against humanity and genocide, from Guatemala’s past conflict is being seriously undermined, Amnesty International said today.   Media Node:  Rios Montt Story Location:  Guatemala 15° 15' 10.5084" N, 91° 33' 36.2124" W “Victims of Ríos Montt’s crimes have been fighting for justice for more than three decades and now are again facing numerous obstacles created to deny them that justice ” Source:  Sebastian Elgueta, Guatemala researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 20/05/2014 URL:  Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims Description:  News story, 6 November 2013 URL:  History on hold for victims of Guatemalan genocide Description:  Feature, 25 October 2013 URL:  Guatemala overturns historic genocide conviction Description:  News story, 21 May 2013 URL:  Historic conviction brings long-awaited justice in Guatemala Description:  News story, 10 May 2013

Colombie. Les candidats à l’élection présidentielle doivent promouvoir les droits humains

Le respect des droits humains et la lutte contre l’impunité doivent être la priorité de tous les candidats à l’élection présidentielle prévue le 25 mai en Colombie, écrit Amnesty International le 30 avril dans une lettre ouverte adressée aux cinq candidats. Le respect des droits humains et la lutte contre l’impunité doivent être la priorité de tous les candidats à l’élection présidentielle prévue le 25 mai en Colombie, écrit Amnesty International

Colombia: Los candidatos presidenciales deben abanderar los derechos humanos

Los derechos humanos y la lucha para acabar con la impunidad en Colombia deben ser muy prioritarios para todos los candidatos a las elecciones presidenciales previstas para el 25 de mayo, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional en una carta abierta dirigida a los cinco aspirantes. Los derechos humanos y la lucha para acabar con la impunidad en Colombia deben ser muy prioritarios para todos los candidatos a las elecciones presidenciales previstas para el 25 de mayo, ha dicho

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:  كولومبيا 4° 33' 28.8252" N, 74° 46' 21.7164" W URL:  Letter to Colombia's presidential candidates Description:  Letter, 30 April 2014

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

Colombia: Peace talks fail to stop human rights abuses ahead of UN review - 25 March 2014

Headline Title:  Colombia: Peace talks fail to stop human rights abuses ahead of UN review Colombia’s government is failing to address the country’s critical human rights situation said Amnesty International today ahead of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ annual review of the c Colombia’s government is failing to address the country’s critical human rights situation said Amnesty International today ahead of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ annual review of the country. Media Node:  Colombia Colombia map At a Glance:  Amnesty International's human rights concerns in Colombia:Failure to disband paramilitary groups.Extrajudicial killings and flawed military justice.Guerrilla groups' failure to respect the rights of civilians.Land restitution and violence . Twitter Tag:  Colombia Story Location:  Colombia 5° 52' 51.8304" N, 74° 42' 25.3116" W “The peace talks represent the best opportunity in over a decade to put an end to the 50-year-old armed conflict. However, the warring parties continue to be responsible for appalling serious human rights violations and abuses. These include forced displacement, extrajudicial killings, kidnappings, abductions, and enforced disappearances. ” Source:  Marcelo Pollack, Amnesty International’s researcher on Colombia. URL:  The human rights situation in Colombia. Amnesty International's written statement to the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council. Description:  Document, 13 February 2014. URL:  Colombia: 'Peace is still far away from here' Description:  News Story, 26 December 2013. URL:  Colombia: Court throws out retrograde military justice reform Description:  News Story, 24 October 2013.

ONU. La situation des droits humains au Mexique requiert des actes concrets de la part des autorités, pas des discours

Les autorités mexicaines devront concrétiser les promesses qu’elles feront devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies jeudi 20 mars si elles entendent trouver une issue à la situation catastrophique des droits humains dans leur pays, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 19 mars. Les autorités mexicaines devront concrétiser les promesses qu’elles feront devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations unies jeudi 20 mars si elles entendent trouver une issue à la sit

ONU: México debe abordar la grave situación de los derechos humanos con acciones y no con retórica

México debe traducir en acciones las promesas que hará mañana al Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU si quiere abordar la grave situación de los derechos humanos en el país, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional. México debe traducir en acciones las promesas que hará mañana al Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU si quiere abordar la grave situación de los derechos humanos en el país, ha declarado hoy Amni

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