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Mexico: Indigenous activist detained, risks unfair trial: Mario ...
15 September 2014

Indigenous activist Mario Luna Romero is at risk of unfair trial after being arrested in Sonora State, northwest Mexico. There are concerns that the case ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/034/2014

Colombia: Mass death threats to human rights defenders
11 September 2014

At least 80 human rights defenders received death threats by email on or just prior to Colombia's Human Rights Day on 9 September. Paramilitaries ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/030/2014

Peru: Indigenous leaders killed, community at risk
11 September 2014

Four Ashánika Indigenous leaders from the Peruvian Amazon have been killed by suspected illegal loggers. It is likely that the attack was in retaliation ...

Urgent Action       AMR 46/007/2014

USA: Further information: Missouri conducts its eighth ...
10 September 2014

Earl Ringo was executed in Missouri on 10 September after the courts refused to intervene and the state governor denied clemency. This was the eighth ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/048/2014

The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014

Mexico: Out of control: Torture and other ill-treatment in ...
4 September 2014

Anyone arrested in Mexico is potentially at risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Torture and other ill-treatment ...

Report       AMR 41/020/2014

USA: Call for race inquiry as execution nears: Earl Ringo
4 September 2014

Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on 10 September. He was sentenced to death in 1999 for two murders committed in 1998. As part of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/047/2014

The Human Rights Council must urge States to address ...
4 September 2014

In this statement, Amnesty international welcomes the consensus that effective strategies to eradicate preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity must ...

Document       IOR 42/003/2014

Honduras: Campesino leader shot dead in Honduras ...
2 September 2014

Prominent campesino (peasant farmer) leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead in the community of El Planón, north-western Honduras, on 27 August ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/010/2014

USA: 'We tortured some folks': The wait for truth, remedy and ...
2 September 2014

The fact that President Obama not only ended the CIA secret detention program, but has also publicly acknowledged that torture was a part of it, is to ...

Report       AMR 51/046/2014