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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Dominican Republic: Murder of a Haitian migrant during ...
31 May 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: AMR 27/006/2013. 31 May 2013. Dominican Republic: Murder ...

Public Statement       AMR 27/006/2013

Dominican Republic: 600 families face forced eviction from ...
31 May 2013

Approximately 600 families are under threat of imminent eviction from their homes in Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic. The notice period ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/005/2013

Dominican Republic: Police threaten, assault journalist
18 April 2013

Police officers in the Dominican Republic have attacked and threatened a journalist reporting on a forced eviction they were carrying out in the north ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/004/2013

Letter Writing Marathon 2012: Final report
3 April 2013

In 2012, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention by Amnesty ...

Report       ACT 30/022/2013

Dominican Republic: Peaceful protestors harassed and ...
12 March 2013

Activists peacefully demonstrating in the Dominican Republic against discrimination suffered by Dominicans of Haitian descent were arbitrarily ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/003/2013

Americas: Transforming pain into hope: Human rights ...
7 December 2012

Human rights defenders in the Americas have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of human rights. However, as the clamour for human ...

Report       AMR 01/006/2012

Dominican Republic: Man abducted during forced eviction ...
3 December 2012

On 20 November a mentally disabled man was brutally abducted in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, during an illegal forced eviction ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/020/2012

Dominican Republic: Towards a successful reform? Proposals ...
30 November 2012

In the Dominican Republic many factors limit the effectiveness, and contribute to the high level of distrust, of the police. Reform of the National Police ...

Report       AMR 27/016/2012

Dominican Republic: Amnesty International's delegation to ...
27 November 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY AI Index: AMR 27/019/2012 27 November 2012 Amnesty International's delegation to ...

PressItem       AMR 27/019/2012

Amnesty International | Dominican Republic: Student's killing ...
9 November 2012

The Dominican Republic's National Police must urgently address how it responds to public protests as part of a comprehensive policing reform in the ...

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