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More than one billion people live in slums. Governments often forcibly evict people living in slums, driving them further into poverty and into more precarious ...
Document ACT 35/026/2011
When Amnesty International was founded in 1961, only nine countries had abolished the death penalty for all crimes. Fifty years on, the trend towards worldwide ...
Document ACT 51/002/2011
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AI Index: ASA 17/045/2011 Wednesday 28 September China: More Tibetan monks set themselves on fire to protest repression ...
Public Statement ASA 17/045/2011
A Pakistani man, Syed Zahid Hussain Shah was executed by lethal injection on 21 September after the Supreme People's Court in Beijing had approved his death sentence ...
Urgent Action ASA 17/044/2011
Death row prisoner Troy Davis has been executed in the state of Georgia despite serious doubts surrounding his conviction.
A Pakistani man, Syed Zahid Hussain Shah, 36, faces imminent execution in China. The Supreme People's Court in Beijing has approved his death sentence and announced ...
Urgent Action ASA 17/043/2011
Human rights activist Wang Lihong has been sentenced to nine months' imprisonment. She is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
Urgent Action ASA 17/042/2011
Liu Zhenggang, a designer, has been released. He was released on 24 June 2011 on medical grounds. He remains under surveillance at his home in Beijing, China.
Urgent Action ASA 17/040/2011
Wang Lihong has been sentenced to nine months in prison in connection with her support for bloggers.
Ran Yunfei has been put under “residential surveillance”. Hua Chunhui has been sent home to serve the rest of his term on medical grounds. Ding Mao, Chen Wei and ...
Urgent Action ASA 17/041/2011