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USA: Further information: 21st execution under Florida ...
16 January 2015

Johnny Shane Kormondy was executed by lethal injection in Florida on the evening of 15 January for a murder committed in 1993. This was the 21st ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/002/2015

Colombia: Harassed for fighting sexual violence
16 January 2015

Two men forced their way into the home of human rights defender Blanca Nubia Díaz, demanding to see one of her daughters. Both women have faced ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/002/2015

Colombia: Dozens threatened by paramilitaries
15 January 2015

Dozens of human rights defenders, as well as trade unionists and land restitution claimants have been threatened by the Black Eagles paramilitary ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/001/2015

Paraguay: Submission to the UN Committee on Economic ...
12 January 2015

In this briefing Amnesty International provides information on the enforceability of economic, social and cultural rights in Paraguay and on the effectiveness ...

Report       AMR 45/001/2015

Cuba: Further information: Prisoners of conscience released ...
9 January 2015

Five jailed dissidents which Amnesty International named prisoners of conscience in 2013 were released between 7 and 8 January. Three remain ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/001/2015

USA: Guantánamo at 13: USA still ignoring human rights ...
8 January 2015

Today there are 127 men still held at Guantánamo, the majority without charge or trial. Almost half of them have been approved for transfer out of the ...

Document       AMR 51/001/2015

Haiti: '15 minutes to leave': Denial of the right to adequate ...
8 January 2015

Five years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, durable housing solutions remain out of reach for hundreds of thousands of displaced people. Although ...

Report       AMR 36/001/2015

Haiti: Ten facts about Haiti's housing crisis
8 January 2015

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Index: AMR 36/003/2015. Embargoed until 8 January 2015, 00:01 GMT. Ten facts about Haiti's housing crisis. ...

PressItem       AMR 36/003/2015

South Sudan: Open letter re Arms embargo for South Sudan to ...
8 January 2015

In this open letter South Sudanese and international organizations urge President Obama to support a United Nations Security Council arms embargo ...

Open Letter       AFR 65/001/2015

Wire, January - March 2015
1 January 2015

1) Amnesty around the world 2) Behind the scenes 3) Editorial 4) #OpenToSyria: Alive and kicking 5) Borderlives: Insight Australia, Israel; United States ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2015