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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Honduras: Children's rights defender beaten, detained: José ...
12 May 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras, a children's rights organization, was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/006/2014

Chile: Important conviction against 75 former agents of ...
9 May 2014

Public Statement       AMR 22/001/2014

Dominican Republic must urgently face up to its human rights ...
9 May 2014

Public Statement       AMR 27/007/2014

Colombia: Threats made against Indigenous defenders
9 May 2014

Fifteen-year-old Génesis Giselle Gutiérrez Romero, a member of the Wayúu Indigenous Reservation of Zahíno, received a death threat on 5 May. She ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/018/2014

Venezuela: Protesters detained, at risk of ill-treatment
9 May 2014

Security forces in Caracas detained 243 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations between 7 and 8 May. The whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/013/2014

Mexico: Letter to the President of Mexico
9 May 2014

In this letter Amnesty International stresses that it is vital that effective long-lasting measures are taken by the Mexican authorities to address ongoing ...

Open Letter       AMR 41/018/2014

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten human rights activists
8 May 2014

Paramilitaries threatened a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/017/2014

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

USA: Further information: Mental disability claim as execution ...
6 May 2014

Lawyers for Robert Campbell, on death row in Texas for a crime committed when he was aged 18, have filed an appeal based on new evidence that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/029/2014

USA: Time to do something, Mr President: After Oklahoma's ' ...
2 May 2014

Quite what long-term impact the recent “botched” execution in Oklahoma will have on support for the death penalty in that state and the USA more generally ...

Document       AMR 51/028/2014