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Ireland: Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social ...

Amnesty International submits this briefing in advance of the adoption of the list of issues on Ireland at the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural ...

1 Oct 2014       Report       EUR 29/003/2014

USA: Jailed after exposing possible human rights abuses ...

US Army Private Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013, after leaking classified government material. Some of the documents ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       AMR 51/044/2014

South Africa: Pregnancy shouldn't kill women and girls in ...

Pregnant women and new mothers in Mkhondo Municipality in eastern South Africa are dying needlessly because they are not getting vital health care ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       AFR 53/003/2014

Venezuela: Tortured for going to a public protest: Daniel ...

Daniel Quintero was beaten, intimidated and threatened with rape by members of Venezuela's national guard, after he was arrested on the way home ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       AMR 53/017/2014

Norway: “I should be seen as the person I am on the inside” ...

To her friends, 'John Jeanette' is just Jeanette. But in public, she uses the full name – to highlight the discrimination she continues to face. John Jeanette ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       EUR 36/001/2014

India: Justice for victims of toxic gas leak: Communities of ...

Thirty years ago, over 7000 people died after a toxic gas leak from a factory in Bhopal. Today, many survivors still suffer serious long-term health problems ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       ASA 20/030/2014

Saudi Arabia: Prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website ...

Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years in May 2014. He was charged with creating the 'Saudi Arabian Liberals' website and insulting Islam. His sentence ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       MDE 23/017/2014

Nigeria: Tortured, beaten and sentenced to death: Moses ...

Last year, Moses Akatugba was sentenced to death for armed robbery, a crime he says he did not commit. He was just 16 when he was arrested in 2005 ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       AFR 44/015/2014

Greece: Beaten up in a racist attack: Paraskevi Kokoni: Write ...

Paraskevi Kokoni is a Roma woman who was beaten in a violent, racist attack in October 2012. The police have since charged three men but the potentially ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       EUR 25/007/2014

Mexico: Students killed and others missing in Guerrero

On 26 September, students were intercepted by Mexican police patrols firing shots and then later attacked by unknown individuals in Iguala, Guerrero ...

1 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 41/038/2014

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