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Paraguay: Further information: Major victory for Indigenous ...

On 11 June the President of Paraguay enacted (promulgó) the law that will allow the return of 14404 hectares of traditional land to the Sawhoyamaxa ...

12 Jun 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 45/009/2014

Delivering a just future for all: Why human rights matter to ...

There is widespread international agreement that human rights are central to effective economic and social development for all, ensuring that nobody ...

12 Jun 2014       Report       ACT 35/008/2014

United Arab Emirates: Prisoners of conscience ill-treated

At least 10 prisoners of conscience are being ill-treated in al-Razeen Prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the conditions in the prison are ...

12 Jun 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 25/013/2014

Mauritanian authorities must guarantee the protection of ...

Mauritanian authorities must guarantee the protection of human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar. Public Statement ...

12 Jun 2014       Public Statement       AFR 38/001/2014

Syria: Updated briefing on sieges across Syria

Scores of thousands of civilians across Syria, including children, have been forced to endure a life under siege, with all the hardship and privations that ...

12 Jun 2014       Document       MDE 24/023/2014

Colombia: Activist family and defenders threatened

Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara and Jeison Pava, as well as members of the Verbel family in northern Colombia, received death threats on 3 ...

11 Jun 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 23/022/2014

China: Further information: Lawyer remains behind bars in ...

Prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been in detention since 6 May after attending a meeting to discuss the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen ...

11 Jun 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 17/034/2014

Thailand: Respect and protect the human rights of people in ...

In this statement Amnesty International shares the concerns the High Commissioner expressed about the current human rights situation in Thailand. ...

10 Jun 2014       Document       ASA 39/010/2014

Turkey: Adding injustice to injury: One year on from the Gezi ...

One year has passed since the Gezi Park protests were brutally crushed across Turkey. The protests have subsided, but attempts by the authorities to ...

10 Jun 2014       Report       EUR 44/010/2014

South Africa: Two refugees dead, many injured in attack

Attacks on foreign-owned shops in Mamelodi, Pretoria, have left two refugees dead and dozens reported injured. At least 75 shops have been looted ...

10 Jun 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 53/001/2014

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