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Colombia: Enforced disappearance activist threatened: Javier ...
19 March 2014

Javier Barrera Santa, a leader of ASFADDES, an association campaigning for justice in cases of enforced disappearances, has been threatened in ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/011/2014

Mexico: Human rights lawyers harassed in Mexico
14 March 2014

Two prominent human rights lawyers in Mexico have repeatedly suffered harassment and intimidation as a result of their work. A full investigation into ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/008/2014

Dominican Republic: Enforced disappearance suspected ...
13 March 2014

The whereabouts of Randy Vizcaíno González have been unknown since he was supposedly detained by the police on 13 December 2013 in Santo ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/004/2014

Haiti: Families at imminent risk of forced eviction
12 March 2014

Around twenty families who were left homeless after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti face imminent forced eviction from their makeshift camp ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/007/2014

Venezuela: Further information: Death toll rises during ...
11 March 2014

Two more fatalities have occurred in Venezuela as violent clashes during protests continue. The death toll has risen to 23 and the number of injured ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/008/2014

Colombia: Community leader repeatedly threatened: Yomaira ...
7 March 2014

Yomaira Mendoza, a leader of the Afro-descendant community in the Curvaradó River Basin campaigning for collective land titles, has received repeated ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/009/2014

Venezuela: More killings during Venezuelan protests
7 March 2014

Violent clashes during protests that started in early February give no signs of abating and have led to the death of two more people on 6 March. So far ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/007/2014

Injustice incorporated: Corporate abuses and the human right ...
7 March 2014

Victims of human rights violations and abuses frequently face significant challenges when seeking remedy. This book explores the challenges involved ...

Report       POL 30/001/2014

My life. my health, my education, my choice, my future, My ...
6 March 2014

All over the world, people are coerced, criminalized and discriminated against, simply for making choices about their bodies and their lives. In the face ...

Document       ACT 35/001/2014

USA: Execution set for crime committed at age 18: Anthony ...
6 March 2014

Anthony Doyle is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 27 March for a murder committed in 2003 when he was 18 years old. If he had been 93 days ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/016/2014