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Mexico: Eight men from Mexican family "disappeared"
20 September 2011

Eight men from the same family in Chihuahua state, Mexico, have not been heard from since they were detained in June this year by armed uniformed ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/056/2011

Mexico: Further information: Further threats for migrants' rights ...
19 September 2011

Migrants' rights defenders working at a migrants' shelter in Tenosique, Southern Mexico have been threatened and intimidated by state police and members ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/055/2011

Haiti: Eviction threat for makeshift camp in Haiti
19 September 2011

Over 300 people who have been living in a makeshift camp in the capital of Haiti since their homes were destroyed in the earthquake in January 2010 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/014/2011

Guatemala: Trade unionist killed in Guatemala
16 September 2011

UA: 283/11 Index: AMR 34/013/2011 Guatemala Date: 16 September 2011 URGENT ACTION TRADE UNIONIST KILLED IN GUATEMALA Trade ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/013/2011

USA: Further information: Florida resets execution of Cuban ...
16 September 2011

Manuel Valle, a Cuban national, is due to be executed in Florida at 4pm on 28 September 2011. He was convicted of the murder of a police officer in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/079/2011

Haiti: Fear of eviction for two hundred families
15 September 2011

Two hundred families have been threatened with eviction from their makeshift camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Amnesty International is concerned that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/013/2011

USA (Texas): Further information: Texas carries out tenth ...
14 September 2011

Steven Woods was executed in Texas on 13 September. He was sentenced to death for a double murder committed in 2001. His co-defendant pleaded ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/078/2011

Mexico: Migrants' rights defender threatened, at risk: Fray ...
13 September 2011

Migrants' rights defender, Fray Tomás González received a telephone threat on 9 September. It is believed he was threatened due to his work with migrants ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/054/2011