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USA: Further information: Missouri carries out tenth execution ...
11 December 2014

Paul Goodwin was executed in Missouri in the early hours of 10 December, Human Rights Day, for the murder of Joan Crotts, committed in 1998.

Urgent Action       AMR 51/061/2014

El Salvador: In Solidarity with Salvadoran Women and Girls on ...
10 December 2014

On Human Rights Day, and as the global “16 days of Activism against Gender Violence” campaign draws to a close, Amnesty International wishes to ...

Public Statement       AMR 29/009/2014

USA: 136 to go... the unbearable slowness of closing ...
9 December 2014

With the transfer from the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay of six men who had been held there without charge or trial for more than 12 years, there ...

Document       AMR 51/060/2014

Americas: Violence on the rise against those defending ...
9 December 2014

Campaigners, lawyers, journalists, community leaders and trade unionists, all human rights defenders who put their lives and liberty at risk in the fight ...

Story      

United States of America: Turning a page, but torture chapter ...
9 December 2014

Those responsible for the crimes committed in the US secret detention programme continue to enjoy impunity, the victims continue to be denied access ...

Document       AMR 51/059/2014

Amnesty International | Americas: Violence on the rise against ...
8 December 2014

Campaigners, lawyers, journalists, community leaders and trade unionists, all human rights defenders who put their lives and liberty at risk in the fight ...

Press Release      

USA: Further information: Federal court blocks Scott Panetti ...
4 December 2014

A federal court issued a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Scott Panetti a few hours before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/058/2014

USA: Missouri execution set for human rights day: Paul ...
3 December 2014

Paul Goodwin is scheduled to be executed in Missouri on 10 December, Human Rights Day. His lawyers are seeking clemency on the grounds of intellectual ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/057/2014

Brazil: Teenager disappeared during military operation
2 December 2014

A 16-year-old teenager has been disappeared after reportedly being tied up and taken by military police officers during a police operation in the city ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/014/2014

USA: Further information: Florida governor signs new death ...
2 December 2014

Florida's Governor has signed a death warrant in the case of Shane Kormondy, whose execution has been scheduled for 15 January. This would be ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/056/2014