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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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USA: Jailed after exposing possible human rights abuses ...
1 October 2014

US Army Private Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013, after leaking classified government material. Some of the documents ...

Document       AMR 51/044/2014

Venezuela: Tortured for going to a public protest: Daniel ...
1 October 2014

Daniel Quintero was beaten, intimidated and threatened with rape by members of Venezuela's national guard, after he was arrested on the way home ...

Document       AMR 53/017/2014

Venezuela: Tortured for going to a public protest: Daniel ...
1 October 2014

DANIEL QUINTERO VENEZUELA Daniel Quintero, 21, was viciously beaten by members of Venezuela's national guard after he was arrested on ...

Poster       AMR 53/018/2014

Mexico: Students killed and others missing in Guerrero
1 October 2014

On 26 September, students were intercepted by Mexican police patrols firing shots and then later attacked by unknown individuals in Iguala, Guerrero ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/038/2014

Haiti: Camp residents attacked, more at risk
1 October 2014

A woman was killed after municipal agents opened fire in order to remove street sellers from the road in proximity of a makeshift camp for displaced people ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/013/2014

USA: Jailed after exposing possible human rights abuses ...
1 October 2014

CHELSEA MANNING USA Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after leaking classified US government documents to the website ...

Poster       AMR 51/045/2014

Venezuela: Further information: Police threaten and intimidate ...
26 September 2014

Venezuelan police have raided Beatriz Adriana Guzmán Barrios' house and arrested her husband. The Barrios family have received further threats even ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/019/2014

El Salvador: On the brink of death: Violence against women ...
25 September 2014

Every year, thousands of women and girls are denied their rights and choices by El Salvador's total ban on abortion and its criminalization. Women and ...

Report       AMR 29/003/2014

Mexico: Second indigenous activist detained: Fernando ...
25 September 2014

Another indigenous activist, Fernando Jiménez Gutiérrez, has been detained and is at risk of unfair trial. The charges against Mario Luna have been ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/036/2014

Dominica still falling down on the death penalty and the rights ...
19 September 2014

Amnesty International regrets that Dominica was unable to submit a national report as part of its UPR. It acknowledges, however, the financial and technical ...

Public Statement       AMR 26/001/2014