Impunity

Amnistía Internacional llama al Presidente Peña Nieto a enfrentar la crítica situación de derechos humanos en México

El Secretario General de Amnistía Internacional, Salil Shetty, se reunió con el Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto, a quien hizo entrega de un memorándum exigiendo una serie de acciones para combatir la impunidad generalizada y el persistente patrón de graves violaciones a los derechos humanos en el país.  El Secretario General de Amnistía Internacional, Salil Shetty, se reunió con el Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto, a quien hizo entrega de un memorándum exigiendo una serie de acciones para combatir la

Amnesty International calls on Mexico’s President to confront critical human rights situation

At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum demanding an urgent list of actions to combat entrenched impunity and serious human rights violations.   At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum de

Amnesty International calls on Mexico’s President to confront critical human rights situation - 18 febrero 2014

Headline Title:  Mexico’s President urged to confront critical human rights situation At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum de At a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, delivered a memorandum demanding an urgent list of actions to combat entrenched impunity and serious human rights violations.  Media Node:  Mexico HLM Story Location:  Mexique 21° 35' 49.8192" N, 100° 22' 15.9384" W “While Mexico is an increasingly important actor on the world stage, not only in economic terms but in the field of human rights, it is failing to deliver at home. I told the President that he must demonstrate he is serious about ensuring human rights not just internationally but for all inside the country as well. ” Fuente:  Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International Fecha:  Mar, 18/02/2014 URL:  Mexico: Human rights challenges facing Mexico: Amnesty International memorandum to President Enrique Peña Nieto Descripción:  Memorandum, 18 February 2014 URL:  Looking Into the Shadows for Mexico’s Disappeared Descripción:  Blog, 18 February 2014

Ukraine must act immediately to halt escalation of violence - 22 enero 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine must act immediately to halt escalation of violence The use of live ammunition by police in Kyiv would only increase what is already a highly volatile situation, Amnesty International said today after four protesters were killed and the government i Situation in Kyiv increasingly volatile after four protesters are killed and the government says that police may start using live ammunition. Media Node:  Ukraine protesters clash with police Ukraine video Twitter Tag:  ukraine Story Location:  Kiev Ukraine 50° 27' 0" N, 30° 31' 23.88" E “There must be no impunity for law enforcement officers who resort to abusive use of force. We have repeatedly called on the Ukrainian authorities to bring perpetrators to justice, but today’s unlawful violence by the police has led to at least one death. ” Fuente:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International's Ukraine expert Fecha:  Mié, 22/01/2014

États-Unis. Il faut fermer Guantánamo et en finir avec l’hypocrisie face aux droits humains

Le fait que les États-Unis n’aient toujours pas fermé le camp de détention de Guantánamo Bay, à Cuba, illustre parfaitement leur politique du deux poids deux mesures en matière de droits humains. Le fait que les États-Unis n’aient toujours pas fermé le camp de détention de Guantánamo Bay, à Cuba, illustre parfaitement leur politique du deux poids deux mesures en matière de droits humains, a

USA: Close Guantánamo and end human rights hypocrisy

The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA’s double standard on human rights, Amnesty International said today, almost five years after President Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the facility. The continued operation of the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a prime example of the USA’s double standard on human rights, Amnesty International said today, almost five years after

Haïti. Le manque de volonté politique va permettre à Jean-Claude Duvalier d’échapper à la justice

Un manque de volonté politique et des retards inacceptables au niveau des tribunaux sont en train de permettre à Jean-Claude Duvalier, ancien « président à vie » d’Haïti, d’échapper à la justice pour des violations des droits humains, ont déclaré Amnesty International et Human Rights Watch mercredi 15 janvier. Un manque de volonté politique et des retards inacceptables au niveau des tribunaux sont en train de permettre à Jean-Claude Duvalier, ancien « président à vie » d’Haïti, d’échapper à la

Haiti: Lack of political will allows ex-dictator Duvalier to escape justice

A lack of political will and unacceptable court delays are allowing Haiti’s former “president-for-life,” Jean-Claude Duvalier, to escape justice for human rights violations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. A lack of political will and unacceptable court delays are allowing Haiti’s former “president-for-life,” Jean-Claude Duvalier, to escape justice for human rights violations, Amnesty Intern

Haití: La ausencia de voluntad política permite que el ex dictador Duvalier eluda la justicia

La ausencia de voluntad política y los inaceptables retrasos de las actuaciones judiciales están permitiendo que el ex “presidente vitalicio” de Haití Jean-Claude Duvalier eluda la justicia por violaciones de derechos humanos, han declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional y Human Rights Watch. La ausencia de voluntad política y los inaceptables retrasos de las actuaciones judiciales están permitiendo que el ex “presidente vitalicio” de Haití Jean-Claude Duvalier eluda la justicia por vio

Haiti: Lack of political will allows ex-dictator Duvalier to escape justice - 15 enero 2014

Headline Title:  Haiti: Lack of political will allows ex-dictator Duvalier to escape justice A lack of political will and unacceptable court delays are allowing Haiti’s former “president-for-life,” Jean-Claude Duvalier, to escape justice for human rights violations, Amnesty International a A lack of political will and unacceptable court delays are allowing Haiti’s former “president-for-life,” Jean-Claude Duvalier, to escape justice for human rights violations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. Media Node:  Baby Doc Duvalier Story Location:  هايتي 18° 34' 21.0576" N, 72° 16' 27.2856" W “It appears that the Haitian authorities have no intention of carrying out thorough investigations into Duvalier-era abuses” Fuente:  Javier Zúñiga, Amnesty International’s special adviser to regional programmes Fecha:  Mié, 15/01/2014 “Under Duvalier and his Tonton Macoutes militia, thousands were tortured, killed, and hundreds of thousands of Haitians fled into exile. Their victims shouldn’t have to keep waiting and hoping for justice that never comes.” Fuente:  Reed Brody, counsel and spokesperson at Human Rights Watch Fecha:  Mié, 15/01/2014 URL:  You cannot kill the truth: The case against Jean-Claude Duvalier Descripción:  Amnesty International report, 22 September 2011 URL:  Haiti's Rendez-vous With History: The Case of Jean-Claude Duvalier Descripción:  Human Rights Watch report, 14 April 2011

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