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USA: Further information: Florida carries out another ...
27 February 2014

Paul Howell was executed in Florida on 26 February. He had been on death row for 19 years for the murder of a police officer in 1992.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/014/2014

Jamaica: Mandate of Tivoli Commission of Enquiry must be ...
26 February 2014

Public Statement       AMR 38/001/2014

USA: Submission on 'Reassessing solitary confinement - the ...
25 February 2014

Amnesty International welcomes this opportunity to submit further testimony to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and ...

Document       AMR 51/013/2014

Brazil: Laws could criminalize freedom of expression
24 February 2014

New proposed legislation on “terrorism” and “disorder” being discussed in Brazilian Congress puts freedom of expression and the right to peaceful ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/001/2014

USA: Trial judge backs mercy as execution looms: Ernest ...
21 February 2014

Florida death row prisoner Ernest Suggs, aged 58, has exhausted his ordinary court appeals and is seeking executive clemency. If this is denied, the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/012/2014

Mexico: Torture unchecked: Amnesty International's written ...
21 February 2014

In this statement, Amnesty International sets out its principal concerns in relation to torture and other ill-treatment in Mexico and includes recommendations ...

Document       AMR 41/006/2014

Venezuela: Opposition party headquarters raided
18 February 2014

The headquarters of opposition party Voluntad Popular (Popular Will) were raided three times by security forces on 17 February. The raids appear to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/004/2014

Mexico: Human rights challenges facing Mexico: Amnesty ...
18 February 2014

On the occasion of the visit of Amnesty International's Secretary General to Mexico, the organization urges the government of President Enrique Peña ...

Document       AMR 41/004/2014

Honduras: Deteriorating human rights situation needs urgent ...
14 February 2014

Amnesty International is increasingly concerned about the human rights situation in Honduras, in particular about human rights violations against human ...

Document       AMR 37/003/2014

Colombia: The Human Rights Situation in Colombia: Amnesty ...
13 February 2014

This statement presents an overview of Amnesty International's concerns in Colombia and recommendations to the Human Rights Council.

Document       AMR 23/008/2014