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Colombia: Further information: Human rights defenders ...
6 February 2012

Members of the Regional Human Rights Corporation (CREDHOS) in Barrancabermeja, Colombia, have received new death threats from ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/006/2012

Mexico: Further information: Human rights defender knifed at ...
6 February 2012

On 3 February 2012, Norma Andrade was attacked with a knife by an unknown man at her home in Mexico City. There are grave fears for her safety and ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/008/2012

USA: 'Congress has made no such decision': Three branches ...
6 February 2012

It is a fundamental rule of international law that any person whose human rights have been violated shall have access to an effective remedy. However ...

Report       AMR 51/008/2012

USA (Florida): Three decades on death row, execution set ...
3 February 2012

A 65-year-old man is scheduled to be executed in the US state of Florida on 15 February for a murder committed in January 1980. He has been on death ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/009/2012

Brazil: Further information: Indigenous community have days ...
1 February 2012

The Laranjeira Ñanderu indigenous community, including over 80 children and 30 elderly people, is at risk of eviction from an area they claim as ancestral ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2012

Canada: Court decision in Kilwa Massacre case denies right ...
1 February 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: AMR 20/002/2012. 1 February 2012. Court decision in Kilwa ...

Public Statement       AMR 20/002/2012

Dominican Republic: Submission to the UN Human Rights ...
1 February 2012

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SUBMISSION TO THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE 104TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE, 12 ...

Report       AMR 27/001/2012

Brazilian Government must defend the rights of Yoani ...
27 January 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 27 January 2012. AI Index: AMR 19/002/2012. Br azilian Government ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/002/2012

Colombia: Attempted kidnap of female defender: Blanca ...
26 January 2012

On 23 January 2012, an attempted kidnapping took place of Blanca Nubia Diaz in Bogotá, Colombia. She is seeking justice for the rape and killing of ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/004/2012

Honduras: Death threats against Honduran Journalist: Gilda ...
26 January 2012

Honduran journalist Gilda Silvestrucci has received death threats by phone. In recent weeks she has been campaigning for justice for Honduran journalists ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/002/2012