Paraguay

Human Rights in REPUBLIC OF PARAGUAY

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Americas: Time and again, Indigenous rights trampled for ...
8 August 2012

Across the Americas, governments are trampling over the rights of Indigenous Peoples in the name of economic development.

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Americas: Governments must stop imposing development ...
8 August 2012

Governments across the Americas continue to discriminate against Indigenous peoples by denying their right to have a say on decisions which may ...

Document       AMR 01/005/2012

Paraguay: Further information: Victim of arbitrary detention ...
19 July 2012

Miguel Angel Correa Franco, arrested on 15 June in connection with the killing of six police officers during a violent eviction of landless peasants in eastern ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/004/2012

Paraguay: Arbitrary detention in Paraguay: Miguel Angel ...
10 July 2012

Peasant leader Miguel Angel Correa Franco was arrested on 15 June in connection with the killing of six police officers during a violent eviction of ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/003/2012

Paraguay: Indigenous land at risk in Paraguay
6 June 2012

Ancestral land claimed by the Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community is at risk of being seriously damaged by illegal logging. The community is forced ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/001/2012

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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Paraguay: Land dispute victory for displaced indigenous ...
3 February 2012

After a two-decade legal battle, the Yakye Axa indigenous community in Paraguay can finally move away from a precarious roadside camp.

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Wire, January/February 2012. Vol. 42, issue 01
1 January 2012

1) The Agenda 2) Up Front: Life after eviction: The young women of Njemanze 3) Death from the skies 4) A migrant's journey 5) Stand up for the rights ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2012

Through Our Own Eyes: The Sawhoyamaxa and Yakye Axa ...
23 November 2011

THROUGH OUR OWN EYES THE SAWHOYAMAXA AND YAKYE AXA The Yakye Axa and Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous communities are living by ...

Document       AMR 45/003/2011

Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011