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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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El Salvador: Supreme Court toys with young mother's life ...
17 May 2013

El Salvador's Supreme Court has, once again, put off a ruling on whether or not to allow a severely ill pregnant woman to have an abortion.

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El Salvador: Beatriz in need as authorities just stand by
15 May 2013

Beatriz is still waiting for the Salvadoran authorities to provide her with the medical treatment she urgently needs to safeguard her life and health. The ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/005/2013

El Salvador: “We don't want Beatriz to die, it's that simple” ...
9 May 2013

Doctors in El Salvador said a 22-year-old woman could die if she continues with the pregnancy but haven't treated her because if they interrupt it, they ...

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El Salvador: “We don't want Beatriz to die, it's that simple”
9 May 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FEATURE AI index: AMR 29/004/2013 09 May 2013. El Salvador: “We don't want Beatriz to ...

PressItem       AMR 29/004/2013

El Salvador: Protection measures ordered for Beatriz
1 May 2013

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has urged the Salvadoran government to safeguard the life of Beatriz, but they still have not acted ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/003/2013

El Salvador: Further information: Woman still denied life ...
25 April 2013

Beatriz, a woman from El Salvador, has still not been given the life-saving termination to her pregnancy. The targets for this UA have been updated to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/002/2013

El Salvador must provide pregnant woman with access to life ...
17 April 2013

Doctor in El Salvador a not treating a seriously ill pregnant woman because they fear that if they end the pregnancy they might be prosecuted under the ...

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El Salvador: woman denied life saving medical intervention
15 April 2013

UA: 93/13 Index: AMR 29/001/2013 El Salvador Date: 15 April 2013. URGENT ACTION WOMAN DENIED LIFE SAVING ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/001/2013

El Salvador: No justice 20 years on from UN Truth ...
15 March 2013

Two decades after the publication of a UN-backed Truth Commission report, survivors of human rights abuses committed during El Salvador's armed ...

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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