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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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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

Caribbean: Death penalty in the English-speaking Caribbean ...
30 November 2012

The UN General Assembly has adopted resolutions calling on member states to establish a moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death ...

Report       AMR 05/001/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Jamaica: One more year without justice
22 May 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AMR 38/002/2012. 22 May 2012. Jamaica: One more year without justice. ...

Public Statement       AMR 38/002/2012

Jamaica: Fifty years without the liberty to love - by J-FLAG and ...
17 May 2012

AI index: AMR 38/001/2012. Thursday 17 May. Fifty Years without the Liberty to Love -- By J-FLAG and Amnesty International ...

Document       AMR 38/001/2012

Jamaica must tackle shocking wave of police killings ...
8 March 2012

Authorities urged to investigate recent and past police operations as 21 people are killed by Jamaican police in just six days.

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Amnesty International | Jamaica must tackle shocking wave of ...
7 March 2012

The killing of 21 people by Jamaican police in just six days must be subject to a thorough inquiry, Amnesty International said as it called on the authorities ...

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Jamaica: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee for ...
9 September 2011

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the Human Rights Committee ahead of its examination of Jamaica's third periodic report on the ...

Report       AMR 38/004/2011

Jamaica urged to bring to justice those guilty of gang ...
23 May 2011

New report says authorities have failed to prosecute anyone for 74 killings in Kingston last year during a two-month state of emergency.

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Case study of a killing: 'Young man, aren't you dead yet?' ...
23 May 2011

The mother of Sheldon Gary Davis tells how he was killed by Jamaican security forces while in their custody, during the 2010 state of emergency.

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