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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

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

RAIF BADAWI SAUDI ARABIA Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years and sentenced to 1,000 lashes after starting an online forum for social and ...

1 Oct 2014       Poster       MDE 23/022/2014

Haiti: Camp residents attacked, more at risk

A woman was killed after municipal agents opened fire in order to remove street sellers from the road in proximity of a makeshift camp for displaced people ...

1 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 36/013/2014

Philippines: Electrocuted, punched and threatened with death ...

In January 2012 Jerryme Corre suffered shocking torture at the hands of police, after they accused him of killing a police officer. They threatened to kill ...

1 Oct 2014       Document       ASA 35/005/2014