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Colombia: Indigenous defenders receive death threat: Juan ...
21 August 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/029/2014

Colombia: Death threats to women land claimants
20 August 2014

Several members of the rural women's association ASOMUPROCA have received death threats since trying to reclaim their land in Magdalena ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/028/2014

Mexico: Activists harassed at public demonstration
18 August 2014

Three community activists in the central state of Mexico were threatened by members of Antorcha Campesina, a movement with close ties to the ruling ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/032/2014

El Salvador: Imprisonment of 17 women raises serious human ...
12 August 2014

The Salvadoran authorities are currently considering requests for pardons in the cases of 17 women serving prison sentences of up to 40 years in ...

Open Letter       AMR 29/002/2014

Afghanistan: Left in the dark: Failures of accountability for ...
11 August 2014

Thousands of Afghan civilians have been killed since 2001 by international forces, and thousands more have been injured. This report examines the ...

Report       ASA 11/006/2014

Afghanistan: Left in the dark: Failures of accountability for ...
11 August 2014

Thousands of Afghan civilians have been killed since 2001 by international forces, and thousands more have been injured. This document is a summary ...

Report       ASA 11/008/2014

Brazil: Nine people killed in police operations
8 August 2014

At least nine people were killed after repeated Military Police operations in the community of Acari, in Rio de Janeiro, in a period of 20 days. Community ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2014

Americas: Indigenous people's long struggle to defend their ...
8 August 2014

Indigenous peoples in the Americas continue the long struggle to have their rights respected, to defend their ancestral lands, resources, and ways of ...

Report       AMR 01/002/2014

Rights trampled for Indigenous Peoples across the Americas ...
8 August 2014

Murder and abduction attempts, intimidation and attacks, as well as ongoing daily discrimination, are among the litany of abuses Indigenous Peoples ...

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Haiti: Activists fighting for justice threatened
4 August 2014

Members of GADES, an organization of women human rights defenders in Haiti, have received threats following the recent sentencing of a police officer ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/011/2014