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Amnesty International | Martin Ennals Award nominees ...
24 April 2013

The Martin Ennals Foundation and the City of Geneva today announced the three Final Nominees for the Martin Ennals Award, the main award of the ...

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European countries urged to hold former Guatemalan officials ...
4 September 2012

More progress is needed in a cross-border investigation into former officials accused of extrajudicial executions in Guatemala.

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Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Europe: Choice and prejudice: Discrimination against Muslims ...
24 April 2012

Muslims across Europe belong to many different ethnic groups and follow diverse cultural, religious or traditional practices. They are discriminated against ...

Report       EUR 01/001/2012

Europe: Choice and prejudice: a summary: Discrimination ...
24 April 2012

Muslims across Europe belong to many different ethnic groups and follow diverse cultural, religious or traditional practices. They are discriminated against ...

Report       EUR 01/002/2012

Muslims discriminated against for demonstrating their faith ...
23 April 2012

A new Amnesty International report exposes widespread discrimination against Muslims in Western Europe.

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Switzerland: The 'Deportation Initiative' cannot override ...
28 November 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index EUR 43/002/2010. 28 November 2010. Switzerland: The 'Deportation ...

Public Statement       EUR 43/002/2010

Swiss businessman held in Libya returns home | Amnesty ...
15 June 2010

Max Goeldi served a four month prison sentence and had been the subject of a two year travel ban as a result of a diplomatic row between the two countries ...

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Switzerland: Asylum-seeker risks deportation, torture: Saeed ...
20 April 2010

Yemeni asylum-seeker Saeed Ali Shamrookh is at imminent risk of deportation from Switzerland to Yemen, where he would be at risk of torture and other ...

Urgent Action       EUR 43/001/2010

Switzerland: Banning the construction of minarets would ...
21 October 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 43/001/2009(Public). Date: 21 October 2009. Switzerland ...

Document       EUR 43/001/2009