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Mexico: Further information: Demand search and justice for 43 ...
25 November 2014

The Mexican authorities have yet to establish the whereabouts of 43 students who have been victims of enforced disappearance since 26 September ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/041/2014

Mexico: Demonstrators detained and ill-treated
25 November 2014

Eleven demonstrators arrested on serious criminal charges in Mexico City on 20 November are now at risk of an unfair judicial process. All detainees ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/042/2014

USA: Further information: Missouri carries out ninth execution ...
19 November 2014

Leon Taylor was executed in the first few minutes of 19 November in Missouri for a murder committed during a robbery in 1994. This was the ninth execution ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/054/2014

Dominican Republic: Proposed reform puts women and girls ...
19 November 2014

On 18 November the Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. It ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/016/2014

Amnesty International assessment of the implementation by ...
19 November 2014

The key value of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) lies in its potential to contribute to tangible improvements in the situation of human rights in the ...

Report       IOR 41/040/2014

USA: Texas set to execute severely mentally ill man: Scott ...
18 November 2014

Scott Panetti, a 56-year-old man whose serious mental illness predated and contributed to the 1992 double murder for which he was sent to death row ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/053/2014

Bahamas: Allegations of human rights violations in ...
17 November 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 17 November 2014. AI Index: AMR 14/001/2014. Bahamas: Allegations ...

Public Statement       AMR 14/001/2014

Honduras: Campesino leader killed, others could be at risk ...
14 November 2014

Community and campesino (peasant farmer) leader has been killed in northern Honduras on 11 November. The fatal incident follows the recent murder ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/011/2014

Paraguay: Indigenous peoples' survival at risk
10 November 2014

Land that the Ayoreo Totobiegosode Indigenous people claim as their traditional territory has been invaded in the department of Alto Paraguay in the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/010/2014

Brazil: At least nine killed overnight in north Brazil
6 November 2014

At least nine people were killed, allegedly by off-duty military police officers, in the city of Belém, in the northern state of Pará on 4 November. Reports ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/013/2014