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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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South Africa: Full accountability for the Marikana killings ...
16 August 2014

On the second anniversary of the catastrophic events in Marikana, justice for the victims and full accountability are still urgently needed.

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Amnesty International | South Africa: Full accountability for the ...
15 August 2014

On the second anniversary of the catastrophic events in Marikana, justice for the victims and full accountability are still urgently needed, Amnesty ...

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South Africa: Unlawful force and the pattern of concealment ...
1 August 2014

The decision by senior police officials on 15 August 2012 to disarm, disperse and arrest protestors was not justified by any increased threat posed by ...

Report       AFR 53/004/2014

Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social ...
28 July 2014

This publication outlines some of the key features of economic, social and cultural rights. It presents an overview of these rights, outlines their scope and ...

Report       POL 34/001/2014

Wire, July/August 2014. Vol. 44, issue 004
1 July 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) Stop Torture: Morocco/Western Sahara: The air we need to breathe 4) Stop Torture: Room ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2014

Further information: South Africa: Calm returns to Mamelodi ...
27 June 2014

No further attacks have been reported in Mamelodi, Pretoria since 12 June. However hundreds of Somali and Ethiopian refugees and asylum-seekers ...

Urgent Action       AFR 53/002/2014

South Africa: Government and police failing to protect Somali ...
12 June 2014

Attacks on Somali-owned shops in and around Mamelodi township over the last six days have cost lives and livelihoods and are part of a disturbing trend ...

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South Africa: Two refugees dead, many injured in attack
10 June 2014

Attacks on foreign-owned shops in Mamelodi, Pretoria, have left two refugees dead and dozens reported injured. At least 75 shops have been looted ...

Urgent Action       AFR 53/001/2014

NELSON MANDELA 1918 - 2013 | Amnesty International
5 December 2013

Amnesty International paid tribute today to one of the world's most visionary leaders in the fight to protect and promote human rights, Nelson Mandela ...

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South Africa: Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
5 December 2013

Amnesty International paid tribute today to one of the world's most visionary leaders in the fight to protect and promote human rights, Nelson Mandela ...

PressItem       AFR 53/007/2013