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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Nepal: Unnecessary burden: Gender discrimination and ...
20 February 2014

Many women in Nepal are carrying a severe burden, with some suffering for years before finding the means to get help. They are living with uterine prolapse ...

Report       ASA 31/001/2014

Philippines must effectively implement its legislation on torture ...
20 February 2014

Impunity for torture and other ill-treatment remains a critical human rights problem in the Philippines. Despite pronouncements by the government to ...

Document       ASA 35/001/2014

Nepal: Unnecessary burden: Gender discrimination and ...
20 February 2014

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Document       ASA 31/002/2014

Malaysia: Further information: Execution postponed, extra ...
19 February 2014

Chandran s/o Paskaran was spared execution in Malaysia on 7 February after an outcry from human rights groups, including Amnesty International. ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/002/2014

China: Health fears grow after Liu Xia heart attack
17 February 2014

The wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, Liu Xia, who is under illegal house arrest in Beijing, had a heart attack in January and has ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/007/2014

China (Hong Kong): Submission to the legislative council's ...
17 February 2014

In this submission, Amnesty International raises concerns over particular issues affecting migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong. These issues are: ...

Report       ASA 17/004/2014

India: The Bhopal tragedy: 30 years of injustice for victims and ...
17 February 2014

This year will mark the 30th anniversary of one of the world's worst industrial disasters: the toxic gas leak on 2 December 1984 from the Union Carbide ...

Document       ASA 20/003/2014

Indonesia: Man taken by military missing and at risk: Dedek ...
14 February 2014

The whereabouts of Dedek Khairudin, an Indonesian man taken by military personnel in November 2013, are still unknown. The Indonesia Army Military ...

Urgent Action       ASA 21/005/2014

China: Further information: Prominent activist jailed in China ...
14 February 2014

Legal scholar and human rights activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years imprisonment on 26 January by a court in Beijing. His jailing is part of ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/006/2014

Pakistan: Man sentenced to death under blasphemy law ...
6 February 2014

Mohammad Asghar, a British man suffering from mental illness, has been sentenced to death under Pakistan's blasphemy laws. Masud Ahmad, another ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/002/2014