Central America

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Peru: Further information: Family receives threats and faces ...
5 February 2014

Máxima Acuña received a death threat over the telephone on 30 January and has been repeatedly harassed by police. She is in an ongoing legal dispute ...

Urgent Action       AMR 46/004/2014

Haiti: Thousands more at risk of forced eviction
4 February 2014

Approximately a hundred families have been forcibly evicted from an informal settlement known as Canaan in continuance of an illegal eviction process ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/005/2014

USA: Legal concerns as Florida resets execution: Paul Howell
4 February 2014

Paul Howell, aged 48, is due to be executed in Florida on 26 February for the murder of a police officer in 1992. In 2013 a federal judge described his ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/008/2014

Dominican Republic must overturn decision depriving ...
3 February 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY 3 February 2014. AI Index: AMR 27/003/2014 Dominican Republic ...

PressItem       AMR 27/003/2014

Colombia: Amnesty International welcomes detention of ...
31 January 2014

Amnesty International. Public Statement. AI Index: AMR 23/004/2014. 31 January 2014. Colombia: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/004/2014

Peru: Over 2,000 women in Peru denied justice
30 January 2014

Over 2000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public ...

Urgent Action       AMR 46/003/2014

Peru: Thousands of indigenous women forcibly sterilized may ...
29 January 2014

After almost a decade of waiting, over 2000 indigenous and peasant women who were forcibly sterilized in the 1990s may be now denied access to justice ...

Public Statement       AMR 46/002/2014

Colombia: Death threats made to human rights activists
27 January 2014

Human rights defenders in the city of Barrancabermeja, in the Magdalena Medio region in north-eastern Colombia, have received death threats.

Urgent Action       AMR 23/003/2014

USA: Further information: Texas execution violates ...
24 January 2014

Texas executed a Mexican national on 22 January, in violation of an order of the International Court of Justice and despite a recent finding by the Inter ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/006/2014

Colombia: Peasant farmer shot at, community at risk ...
21 January 2014

An armed man shot at peasant farmer Benjamin Sánchez in El Carpintero, central Colombia. He has been leading a land restitution process for those ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/002/2014