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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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UK: Court of Appeal allows lawsuit to proceed in case of ...
30 October 2014

Amnesty International welcomed the decision today from the Court of Appeal in London in the case of Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar v Straw ...

Public Statement       EUR 45/010/2014

Dominican Republic: Torture denouncers threatened by police ...
27 October 2014

Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since April 2014 after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/014/2014

Colombia: Further information: Mass death threats to ...
27 October 2014

Around 100 human rights defenders received a death threat on 22 October from the Black Eagle paramilitaries in a statement sent to the New Rainbow ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/033/2014

Venezuela: Lawyer threatened and under surveillance: Omar ...
24 October 2014

Private defence lawyer Omar Ernesto Silva Martínez has made a formal complaint after being repeatedly targeted with threatening calls and surveillance ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/021/2014

Brazil: Community threatened by local rancher
24 October 2014

Around 20 families from the quilombo community of São José de Bruno in Matinha, Maranhão State, are currently being threatened and intimidated by ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/012/2014

United States of America: Submission to the United Nations ...
20 October 2014

Amnesty International's focus in this submission on the issue of accountability for the USA's human rights violations in the context of counter-terrorism ...

Report       AMR 51/049/2014

USA: Further information: New death penalty charges against ...
16 October 2014

A Libyan man seized by US military forces in Libya in June and transferred to the USA two weeks later to face trial has now been charged with offences ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2014

2014 World Day Against the Death Penalty: Protecting people ...
10 October 2014

This document provides an overview of the main issues relating to the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities. ...

Document       ACT 51/005/2014

Ecuador: Further information: Protesters sentenced to two ...
7 October 2014

Despite calls by their lawyers, the trial against people detained in anti-government demonstrations in Quito went ahead. Those charged accepted ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/003/2014

Haiti: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: 112th ...
7 October 2014

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee ahead of its examination of Haiti's initial report on the ...

Report       AMR 36/012/2014