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United States of America: Turning a page, but torture chapter ...
9 December 2014

Those responsible for the crimes committed in the US secret detention programme continue to enjoy impunity, the victims continue to be denied access ...

Document       AMR 51/059/2014

Amnesty International | Americas: Violence on the rise against ...
8 December 2014

Campaigners, lawyers, journalists, community leaders and trade unionists, all human rights defenders who put their lives and liberty at risk in the fight ...

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USA: Further information: Federal court blocks Scott Panetti ...
4 December 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/058/2014

USA: Missouri execution set for human rights day: Paul ...
3 December 2014

Paul Goodwin is scheduled to be executed in Missouri on 10 December, Human Rights Day. His lawyers are seeking clemency on the grounds of intellectual ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/057/2014

Brazil: Teenager disappeared during military operation
2 December 2014

A 16-year-old teenager has been disappeared after reportedly being tied up and taken by military police officers during a police operation in the city ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/014/2014

USA: Further information: Florida governor signs new death ...
2 December 2014

Florida's Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy, whose execution has been scheduled for 15 January. This would be ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/056/2014

Dominican Republic: Further information: President vetoes full ...
1 December 2014

Following national and international mobilization, the President of the Dominican Republic has objected and returned the proposed reform of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/018/2014

USA should "put its money where its mouth is" and implement ...
28 November 2014

Two decades after the USA ratified the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT), and ...

Document       AMR 51/055/2014

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 21st ...
28 November 2014

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Report       IOR 41/038/2014

Colombia: A land title is not enough: Ensuring sustainable ...
27 November 2014

The violent struggle to control territory is one of the root causes of Colombia's 50-year-old armed conflict. Success in the land restitution process will largely ...

Report       AMR 23/031/2014