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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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World is 'winning' battle against death penalty despite ...
25 February 2010

Speaking at an anti-death penalty summit in Geneva, Amnesty International's interim Secretary General Claudio Cordone hailed global efforts but said ...

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Amnesty International | Burundi: Reverse Ban on Civil Society ...
25 November 2009

(Bujumbura) – Burundian authorities should immediately retract an ordinance outlawing the Forum for the Strengthening of Civil Society (FORSC), an ...

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Seven more ratifications needed for Enforced Disappearance ...
28 August 2009

Governments use enforced disappearance as a tool of repression to silence dissent and eliminate political opposition, as well as to persecute ethnic ...

Action Document      

Burundi: New legislation abolishes death penalty; bans ...
24 April 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 16/004/2009. 24 April 2009. Burundi: New legislation ...

Document       AFR 16/004/2009

Burundi: Unlawful killing: Ernest Manirumva (m)
21 April 2009

Ernest Manirumva, the vice-president of the Observatory for the Struggle against Corruption and Economic Embezzlement, was stabbed to death by ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/003/2009

UN Human Rights Council Tenth Session: Compilation of ...
7 April 2009

This document contains the statements made by Amnesty International during the tenth session of the United Nations Human Rights Council which took ...

Report       IOR 41/011/2009

Burundi: Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic ...
19 March 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 16/002/2009. 19 March 2009. Human Rights Council ...

Document       AFR 16/002/2009

Burundi: Further Information on Arbitrary arrest/Prisoner of ...
11 March 2009

Prisoner of conscience Alexis Sinduhije was released on 11 March, and the charges against him were dropped, on the orders of the High Court (Tribunal ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2009

Burundi: Arbitrary arrest/ prisoner of conscience, Alexis ...
19 November 2008

Alexis Sinduhije, the President of the Movement for Security and Democracy (Mouvement pour la Sécurité et la Démocratie, MSD), a political opposition ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/007/2008

Suggested recommendations to 13 of the States coming up ...
1 October 2008

This document contains suggested recommendations to be made during the interactive dialogue in the UPR Working Group with Bahamas, Barbados ...

Document       IOR 41/043/2008