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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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India: Dow blocks Amnesty International calls to face up to the ...
14 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 20/011/2014. 14 May 2014. Dow Blocks Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 20/011/2014

USA: Further information: US federal court blocks Texas ...
14 May 2014

On 13 May a federal court blocked the execution in Texas of Robert Campbell about two and a half hours before it was due to be carried out. The stay ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/031/2014

Paraguay: Indigenous land claim a step closer to reality
14 May 2014

On 21 May the plenary of the Paraguayan Lower Chamber (Cámara de Diputados) will vote on a bill to return 14404 hectares of traditional land to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/007/2014

Amnesty International | Amnesty International accuses ...
13 May 2014

Governments across the Americas are being duplicitous on torture, Amnesty International said today, as it launched its latest global campaign, Stop Torture ...

Press Release      

Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
13 May 2014

Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides ...

Report       ACT 40/004/2014

"Start here, start now, stop torture" [activists briefing]
13 May 2014

Torture is flourishing because rather than respecting the law by refusing to tolerate torture, governments are either actively using torture, or turning a ...

Document       ACT 40/003/2014

USA: Florida death row inmate seeks clemency: Charles ...
13 May 2014

The case of Charles Finney, a 60-year-old man on death row in Florida, is now before the clemency authorities. He maintains that he did not commit ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/030/2014

Wire, May/June. Vol. 44, issue 003
13 May 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) We can Stop Torture 4) Fighting torture since 1961 5) Stop Torture: Mexico: Standing up to Claudia's ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2014

Mexico: Torture in Mexico: In summary: Stop Torture country ...
13 May 2014

The use of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment by military and police forces remains widespread throughout ...

Document       AMR 41/015/2014

Venezuela: Protests in Venezuela: Human rights at risk ...
12 May 2014

Juan Manuel Carrasco, aged 21, was detained along with two friends in the night of 13 February 2014 by the National Guard in Valencia, Carabobo ...

Document       AMR 53/012/2014