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Paraguay: Submission to the UN Committee on Economic ...
12 January 2015

In this briefing Amnesty International provides information on the enforceability of economic, social and cultural rights in Paraguay and on the effectiveness ...

Report       AMR 45/001/2015

Cuba: Further information: Prisoners of conscience released ...
9 January 2015

Five jailed dissidents which Amnesty International named prisoners of conscience in 2013 were released between 7 and 8 January. Three remain ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/001/2015

USA: Guantánamo at 13: USA still ignoring human rights ...
8 January 2015

Today there are 127 men still held at Guantánamo, the majority without charge or trial. Almost half of them have been approved for transfer out of the ...

Document       AMR 51/001/2015

Haiti: '15 minutes to leave': Denial of the right to adequate ...
8 January 2015

Five years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, durable housing solutions remain out of reach for hundreds of thousands of displaced people. Although ...

Report       AMR 36/001/2015

Haiti: Ten facts about Haiti's housing crisis
8 January 2015

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Index: AMR 36/003/2015. Embargoed until 8 January 2015, 00:01 GMT. Ten facts about Haiti's housing crisis. ...

PressItem       AMR 36/003/2015

South Sudan: Open letter re Arms embargo for South Sudan to ...
8 January 2015

In this open letter South Sudanese and international organizations urge President Obama to support a United Nations Security Council arms embargo ...

Open Letter       AFR 65/001/2015

Wire, January - March 2015
1 January 2015

1) Amnesty around the world 2) Behind the scenes 3) Editorial 4) #OpenToSyria: Alive and kicking 5) Borderlives: Insight Australia, Israel; United States ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2015

Dominican Republic decriminalizes abortion
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