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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Amnesty International | PARAGUAY: No justice for peasants in ...
15 June 2014

Investigations into the deaths of 17 people during a forced eviction in Paraguay two years ago have been completely skewed in favour of the police, ...

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Haiti: Women's human rights defenders threatened
13 June 2014

Several members of KOFAVIV, a Haitian women's rights organization in Port-au-Prince, the capital, have been repeatedly threatened and harassed. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/010/2014

USA: 'We have the ability to do things': President and ...
13 June 2014

The US prison camp at Guantánamo is back on the political agenda. And the politicking again threatens to derail the already long overdue goal of closing ...

Document       AMR 51/036/2014

Paraguay: Further information: Major victory for Indigenous ...
12 June 2014

On 11 June the President of Paraguay enacted (promulgó) the law that will allow the return of 14404 hectares of traditional land to the Sawhoyamaxa ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/009/2014

Amnesty International | Brazil: Military police issued “yellow ...
12 June 2014

The Brazilian authorities' promises that the opening of the World Cup would be a global celebration ring hollow as police brutally repressed peaceful ...

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Amnesty International | Paraguay: Celebrations as law will ...
11 June 2014

The law signed today by the President of Paraguay that enables the Sawhoyamaxa to return to their ancestral land is a triumph for an indigenous ...

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Colombia: Activist family and defenders threatened
11 June 2014

Human rights defenders Ingrid Vergara and Jeison Pava, as well as members of the Verbel family in northern Colombia, received death threats on 3 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/022/2014

Amnesty International | Historic Colombia-FARC declaration ...
9 June 2014

The historic declaration agreed between the Colombian government and the country's main guerrilla group, FARC, will not contribute to a lasting peace ...

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Brazil: "They use a strategy of fear": Protecting the right to ...
5 June 2014

Thousands of people have protested in the streets of Brazil in recent weeks, as the country prepares to host the 2014 football World Cup. Amnesty ...

Report       AMR 19/005/2014

Colombia: Further information: Defenders supporting ...
4 June 2014

Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/021/2014