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Dominican Republic: Families evicted, threatened
28 October 2011

Some 72 families were forcibly evicted from a poor neighbourhood in the capital by around 300 police and military personnel on 15 October 2011. Since ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/007/2011

Dominican Republic urged to tackle alarming levels of police ...
25 October 2011

Human rights violations by police are rife in the Dominican Republic and only a fraction of cases are investigated.

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Dominican Republic: 'Shut up if you don't want to be killed!' ...
25 October 2011

Hundreds of people are shot and killed every year by police in the Dominican Republic.

Report       AMR 27/002/2011

Amnesty International | Dominican Republic urged to tackle ...
25 October 2011

Authorities in the Dominican Republic must urgently reform their police force to tackle alarming levels of killings and torture, Amnesty International said ...

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Dominican Republic: Human Rights Abuses by Police: Facts ...
25 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA BRIEFING. Index: AMR 27/006/2011. EMBARGO: 25 October at 14:00Hs GMT (10:00am ...

PressItem       AMR 27/006/2011

Dominican Republic: Stop police human rights violations in ...
25 October 2011

STOP POLICE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC STOP POLICE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE DOMINICAN ...

Postcard       AMR 27/003/2011

Wire, October/November 2011. Vol. 41, issue 05
1 October 2011

1) The Agenda 2) Up Front: Amnesty archives support case against Haiti's former dictator 3) No help from Europe 4) Police in the Dominican Republic ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2011

Dominican Republic: Migrants rounded up, deported
21 September 2011

At least 80 Haitian migrants have been rounded up and arbitrarily expelled from the Dominican Republic. Other Haitian migrants are also at risk of being ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/004/2011

Dominican Republic: Journalist's killing must spur better ...
3 August 2011

After a TV presenter was shot dead in the Dominican Republic, authorities must do more to protect journalists who face threats.

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Amnesty International | Dominican Republic: Journalist's ...
3 August 2011

Authorities in the Dominican Republic must ensure journalists are given adequate protection to carry out their jobs without fearing for their lives, Amnesty ...

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