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USA: Further information: New false evidence claim as ...
20 March 2014

A new claim has been filed in the Texas courts arguing that the state presented false evidence at Anthony Doyle's trial relating to his potential for rehabilitation ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/018/2014

Mexico: Further information: Home of human rights defender ...
19 March 2014

The home of human rights defender Darío Ramírez was broken into in Mexico City, Mexico. He is the director of prominent human rights organization ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/009/2014

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