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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Demand for whistleblower protection and privacy on ...
5 June 2014

There is an urgent need for international protection for whistleblowers and major reform to protect the right to privacy, said Amnesty International on the ...

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USA: 'The Nation we aspire to be' : Revisiting intellectual ...
29 May 2014

The USA's death penalty experiment continues, and a judicial killing on average every 10 days. There have been 20 executions so far this year. The ...

Document       AMR 51/034/2014

USA: Death row inmate seeks commutation to life: Michael ...
27 May 2014

Michael Zack, a 45-year-old man on death row in Florida who has exhausted his ordinary court appeals, is seeking executive commutation of his death ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/033/2014

United States of America: Another year, same missing ...
22 May 2014

In the year since President Obama pointed to his country being at a “crossroads”, the USA has continued to travel in the same direction in relation to ...

Report       AMR 51/032/2014

India: Dow blocks Amnesty International calls to face up to the ...
14 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 20/011/2014. 14 May 2014. Dow Blocks Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 20/011/2014

USA: Further information: US federal court blocks Texas ...
14 May 2014

On 13 May a federal court blocked the execution in Texas of Robert Campbell about two and a half hours before it was due to be carried out. The stay ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/031/2014

USA: Florida death row inmate seeks clemency: Charles ...
13 May 2014

The case of Charles Finney, a 60-year-old man on death row in Florida, is now before the clemency authorities. He maintains that he did not commit ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/030/2014

USA: Further information: Mental disability claim as execution ...
6 May 2014

Lawyers for Robert Campbell, on death row in Texas for a crime committed when he was aged 18, have filed an appeal based on new evidence that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/029/2014

USA: Time to do something, Mr President: After Oklahoma's ' ...
2 May 2014

Quite what long-term impact the recent “botched” execution in Oklahoma will have on support for the death penalty in that state and the USA more generally ...

Document       AMR 51/028/2014

USA: 'He could have been a good kid': Texas set to execute ...
1 May 2014

This report seeks to draw attention to three cases of young adult offenders in Texas, scheduled for execution in rapid succession, to generate a broader ...

Report       AMR 51/027/2014