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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Venezuela: Protesters detained, at risk of ill-treatment
9 May 2014

Security forces in Caracas detained 243 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations between 7 and 8 May. The whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/013/2014

Mexico: Letter to the President of Mexico
9 May 2014

In this letter Amnesty International stresses that it is vital that effective long-lasting measures are taken by the Mexican authorities to address ongoing ...

Open Letter       AMR 41/018/2014

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten human rights activists
8 May 2014

Paramilitaries threatened a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/017/2014

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

USA: Further information: Mental disability claim as execution ...
6 May 2014

Lawyers for Robert Campbell, on death row in Texas for a crime committed when he was aged 18, have filed an appeal based on new evidence that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/029/2014

USA: Time to do something, Mr President: After Oklahoma's ' ...
2 May 2014

Quite what long-term impact the recent “botched” execution in Oklahoma will have on support for the death penalty in that state and the USA more generally ...

Document       AMR 51/028/2014

Mexico: Defenders hit and migrants detained
2 May 2014

Migrants' rights defenders were injured by police and migration authorities during an operation to detain irregular migrants in the Municipality of Zapata ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/017/2014

USA: 'He could have been a good kid': Texas set to execute ...
1 May 2014

This report seeks to draw attention to three cases of young adult offenders in Texas, scheduled for execution in rapid succession, to generate a broader ...

Report       AMR 51/027/2014

Colombia: Death threats received in 'humanitarian zone'
30 April 2014

Three human rights defenders have been threatened by paramilitaries in the port city of Buenavenutra, southern Colombia, following the creation of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/016/2014

Brazil: Call for inquiries into two killings in Rio
30 April 2014

A man was shot dead during a protest in the Pavão-Pavãozinho community in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on 22 April. The community was protesting ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2014