The 2012 Annual Report on
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Indigenous peoples of THE americaS. From the northern most reaches of the Arctic to the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego, Indigenous ...
Report AMR 01/004/2009
Peru: Fatal flaws - barriers to maternal health in Peru
Document AMR 46/008/2009
Peru has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the Americas. According to official figures, 185 women die for every 100000 live births in Peru. The
International pressure on the Peruvian authorities has brought some progress for Indigenous Peoples in the Amazon. An Amnesty International delegation will visit ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/010/2009
Scores of demonstrators from Indigenous communities in the Amazon were detained and at least 169 injured after demonstrators were forcibly dispersed in the town ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/009/2009
Peru remains one of the countries with the highest maternal mortality ratios in Latin America. Maternal mortality could be greatly reduced if the barriers that ...
Document AMR 46/002/2009
More than half a million women die needlessly each year from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth – one every minute. Many others suffer disabling ...
Document ACT 35/007/2009
Alberto Fujimori, the former President of Peru, has been convicted of a series of human rights violations.
The conviction of former President Alberto Fujimori is a crucial milestone in the struggle against impunity in Peru and shows that nobody is exempt from being held ...
Transgender woman Techi was kidnapped and tortured by members of a local neighbourhood watch patrol in the town of Tarapoto in San Martín Province, northern Peru ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/004/2009