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Mexico: Further information: New threat against community ...
24 October 2011

Mexican community activists Margarita Martínez and Adolfo Guzmán Ordaz have received a new death threat, despite having police protection outside ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/067/2011

Ecuador: Indigenous communities at risk from military
21 October 2011

Indigenous communities in Ecuador are at risk from excessive use of force following a recent decree allowing military intervention in the area where ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/006/2011

Mexican human rights defenders face threats
21 October 2011

Two human rights defenders in Tehuacán, Puebla state, Mexico, have been threatened. They have been representing staff in an industrial dispute. They ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/065/2011

Amnesty International concerned at treatment of hunger ...
21 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AMR 41/066/2011. 21 October 2011. Amnesty International concerned ...

Public Statement       AMR 41/066/2011

Freedom of Expression under attack in Venezuela
20 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 20 October 2011. Index: AMR 53/009/2011. Freedom of Expression under attack in Venezuela. ...

Public Statement       AMR 53/009/2011

USA: First Oregon execution in 14 years looming
20 October 2011

The first execution in Oregon since 1997, and only the third in this US state since 1962, looks set to be scheduled for 6 December. Questions remain ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/087/2011

Guatemala: Further information: Government refuses to protect ...
18 October 2011

Fourteen Q'echi indigenous communities in Guatemala, who were forcibly evicted in March 2011, have been told that the Guatemalan government won ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/014/2011

Mexico: Further information: Migrants in danger as woman ...
17 October 2011

The body of a female migrant from Honduras has been found near the San Juan Diego migrants' shelter in Lecheria, Mexico state. Amnesty International ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/064/2011

USA: Further information: Death penalty on table for ...
17 October 2011

The death penalty has been approved as an option for the upcoming trial of a Saudi Arabian man held at the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/086/2011

Germany: Briefing to the UN Committee against Torture ...
14 October 2011

This briefing is submitted to the Committee against Torture (hereafter the Committee) and details Amnesty International's concerns. These concerns ...

Report       EUR 23/002/2011