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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Laos: Rights groups urge ASEAN to break silence on enforced ...
15 December 2014

On the second anniversary of the enforced disappearance of prominent Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, regional and international ...

Public Statement       ASA 26/003/2014

Laos: Open letter from Amnesty International directors to ...
12 December 2014

Two years after the disappearance of Sombath Somphone on the evening of 15 December 2012, the directors from across the global Amnesty International ...

Open Letter       ASA 26/002/2014

Viet Nam: Appeal Trial of Vietnamese Activists: Bui Thi Minh ...
10 December 2014

On 26 August 2014, in a one-day trial, three human rights defenders were sentenced in Dong Thap Province, Vietnam under Article 245 of its Penal Code ...

Public Statement       ASA 41/002/2014

Indonesia: Investigate security forces' use of lethal force ...
10 December 2014

Amnesty International is extremely concerned about reports that Indonesian security forces opened fire and killed at least five men, all students, in Paniai ...

Public Statement       ASA 21/032/2014

Mongolia: Amnesty International calls for fair trials in Mongolia
10 December 2014

On the occasion of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Day, Amnesty International is calling the Mongolian authorities to respect the principle of ...

Public Statement       ASA 30/001/2014

Nepal: Dissenting Voices at Risk
5 December 2014

The arrests of CK Raut and fellow Madhesi activists on 25 and 26 November for attempting to hold a rally in Kathmandu constitute violations of the rights ...

Public Statement       ASA 31/008/2014

Indonesia: Stop imminent execution of five prisoners
5 December 2014

Five death row prisoners in Indonesia have been moved to separate cells and are believed to be at risk of imminent execution. Indonesia's new ...

Urgent Action       ASA 21/031/2014

Further information: North Korea: Young North Koreans feared ...
5 December 2014

Two North Koreans who were forcibly returned to North Korea from Laos in May 2013 are reported to have been executed. Seven others arrested with ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/008/2014

Philippines: Above the law - Police torture in the Philippines ...
4 December 2014

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Report       ASA 35/008/2014

Philippines: Above the law - Police torture in the Philippines ...
4 December 2014

This document provides a summary of the Amnesty International report which explores the context since the Anti-Torture Act was enacted in 2009 and ...

Report       ASA 35/008/2014