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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Dominican Republic: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ...
23 December 2014

The President of the Dominican Republic promulgated (to put a law into official effect) the new Criminal Code on 19 December following the adoption ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/020/2014

Ecuador: Indigenous peoples' community at risk
18 December 2014

The Yanua kim Indigenous community in the Zamora Chinchipe province, south-eastern Ecuador, fear for their safety after one of their leaders was ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/004/2014

USA: further information: Three weeks left for governor to ...
18 December 2014

The outgoing Illinois Governor has until 11 January to decide if he will grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez. She is serving a sentence of life ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/062/2014

Cuba: Further information: Government critics under house ...
15 December 2014

Two government critics and their neighbour who have been in pre-trial detention in Cuba since March 2012 were released on 9 December. Their charges ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/005/2014

Haiti: allegations of excessive use of force during ...
15 December 2014

The Haitian National Police and the UN peacekeeping force must avoid unnecessary and excessive use of force when patrolling and dispersing ...

Public Statement       AMR 36/015/2014

Colombia: Further information: Another death threat to ...
15 December 2014

Around 80 human rights defenders were named in a death threat delivered by the Black Eagles paramilitaries in the Memory, Peace and Reconciliation ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/036/2014

Mexico: Indigenous community harassed for activism
12 December 2014

Indigenous leaders and other members of their community have been intimidated and harassed in reprisal for opposing the construction of a new ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/044/2014

USA: Further information: Missouri carries out tenth execution ...
11 December 2014

Paul Goodwin was executed in Missouri in the early hours of 10 December, Human Rights Day, for the murder of Joan Crotts, committed in 1998.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/061/2014

El Salvador: In Solidarity with Salvadoran Women and Girls on ...
10 December 2014

On Human Rights Day, and as the global “16 days of Activism against Gender Violence” campaign draws to a close, Amnesty International wishes to ...

Public Statement       AMR 29/009/2014

USA: 136 to go... the unbearable slowness of closing ...
9 December 2014

With the transfer from the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay of six men who had been held there without charge or trial for more than 12 years, there ...

Document       AMR 51/060/2014