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Human Rights in ARGENTINE REPUBLIC

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011

Development must not trump indigenous rights in the ...
4 August 2011

Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.

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Argentina: Further information: Violent police operation ...
26 July 2011

New evidence about the violent police operation of 23 November 2010 to evict members of the Toba Qom indigenous community of La Primavera, Argentina ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/002/2011

Argentina Indigenous community takes on eviction threat ...
7 June 2011

Members of an Indigenous community in north-western Argentina battle repeated attempts to forcibly evict them from their homes.

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Argentina: Indigenous families at risk of forced eviction
2 June 2011

Four Indigenous families are at risk of imminent forced eviction from their homes in the northern Argentinian province of Tucumán. They could face violence ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/001/2011

Former Argentine president found guilty of crimes against ...
23 December 2010

Amnesty International has welcomed the sentence handed to a former Argentine president responsible for crimes against humanity in the 1970s and ...

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Argentina: Indigenous people shot at and houses burned
26 November 2010

On 23 November 2010, police violently dispersed a roadblock by members of the Toba Qom indigenous community of La Primavera, in Northern-East ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/006/2010

Argentina: Threats deny community access to research
12 August 2010

On 7 August, violence and threats in the remote northern Argentinian town of La Leonesa stopped community activists hearing a talk by a renowned ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/005/2010

Argentina legalizes same-sex marriage | Amnesty ...
15 July 2010

The new legislation, passed by the senate this week, makes the country the first in Latin America to take this landmark step.

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Former Argentine president jailed for crimes against humanity ...
21 April 2010

Amnesty International has welcomed the conviction of Reynaldo Bignone, who was found guilty of torture, murder and several kidnappings that occured ...

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