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Informe 2012: Para la tiranía y la injusticia, las cosas han cambiado - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  Informe 2012: Para la tiranía y la injusticia, las cosas han cambiado Es necesario un tratado sobre el comercio de armas sólido, dado que el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU parece cada vez menos adecuado para su función  Amnistía Internacional publica hoy su informe anual, que documenta la situación de los derechos humanos en el mundo. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest_es VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release_es Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  Reino Unido 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “El fracaso del liderazgo se ha convertido en una cuestión global durante el último año, en el que los políticos han respondido a las protestas con brutalidad o indiferencia. Los gobiernos deben demostrar un liderazgo legítimo y rechazar la injusticia protegiendo a quienes no tienen poder y poniendo límites a los poderosos.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secretario general de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Informe 2012 de Amnistía Internacional Description:  Ver el informe completo URL:  Datos y cifras Description:  Infografía

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

Headline Title:  Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice Strong Arms Trade Treaty needed as UN Security Council looks unfit for purpose Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release (A-roll) Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  Reino Unido 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “Failed leadership has gone global in the last year, with politicians responding to protests with brutality or indifference. Governments must show legitimate leadership and reject injustice by protecting the powerless and restraining the powerful. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International Secretary General Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Amnesty International Report 2012 Description:  View the entire report URL:  Facts and figures Description:  Infographic

Ukraine : les autorités doivent commencer à appliquer la loi sur les violences policières, en amont de l'Euro 2012 - 14 May 2012

Headline Title:  Ukraine : halte aux violences policières Une nouvelle loi ouvrant la voie à des enquêtes indépendantes sur les allégations de brutalités policières en Ukraine doit être appliquée afin de juguler la violence policière, généralisée dans ce L'Ukraine doit agir dans les meilleurs délais afin de mettre en œuvre une nouvelle loi qui permette à une instance indépendante d'enquêter sur des infractions attribuées à des représentants de l'État. Media Node:  Ukraine police_fr Story Location:  Ukraine 48° 31' 48.6732" N, 31° 59' 31.8768" E “Agir rapidement afin de mettre en place dès maintenant un organe indépendant chargé d'enquêter sur les infractions commises par des policiers constituerait un avertissement à l'égard d'agents accoutumés à se conduire de manière illégale sans en subir les conséquences.” Source:  Max Tucker, spécialiste de l'Ukraine à Amnesty International URL:  Ukraine: Euro 2012 Jeopardised by Criminal Police Force Description:  Document public, 30 avril 2012 URL:  L'Ukraine doit protéger des demandeurs d'asile en détention attaqués par des membres des forces de sécurité Description:  Communiqué de presse, 31 janvier 2012

Ukraine: Authorities must start to implement police criminality law ahead of Euro 2012 - 14 May 2012

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Authorities must implement police criminality law A new law which paves the way for independent investigations into allegations of police violence in Ukraine must be enforced in order to curb widespread police criminality in the country ahead of E Ukraine should move quickly to enforce a new law which allows for an investigative body to look into crimes by officials. Media Node:  Ukraine police Story Location:  United Kingdom 48° 31' 48.6732" N, 31° 59' 31.8768" E See map: Google Maps “Moving quickly to set up an independent body to investigate officers’ crimes now would be a wake up call to a force accustomed to getting away with illegal behaviour” Source:  Max Tucker, Amnesty International's Ukraine campaigner URL:  Ukraine: Euro 2012 Jeopardised by Criminal Police Force Description:  Press item, 30 April 2012 URL:  Ukraine must protect detained asylum-seekers attacked by security forces Description:  News, 31 January 2012

Pakistan must account for missing victims of enforced disappearance - 16 April 2012

Headline Title:  Pakistan must account for missing victims of enforced disappearance Pakistan must reveal the fate of hundreds of disappeared believed abducted and held by security agencies and end all secret detention, Amnesty International said after the authorities again failed Pakistan is urged to end secret detention and reveal the fate of hundreds of disappeared people believed abducted and held by security agencies. Media Node:  Mohammad Mazar ul Haq VIDEO: Pakistan disappearances Story Location:  Pakistan 29° 19' 3.7056" N, 66° 5' 37.5" E “If court orders can bring these disappeared people to light in a matter of days or weeks, the question remains – how many more are being held in intolerable conditions in secret detention centres across Pakistan?” Source:  Catherine Baber, Deputy-Director for the Asia-Pacific at Amnesty International. Date:  Mon, 16/04/2012 URL:  Pakistan urged to end enforced disappearances Description:  Press release, 30 August 2011 URL:  The Bitterest of Agonies: End enforced disappearances in Pakistan Description:  Report, 20 August 2011

North Korea: Catastrophic human rights record overshadows ‘Day of the Sun’ - 12 April 2012

Headline Title:  North Korea: Catastrophic human rights record overshadows ‘Day of the Sun’ North Korea’s ‘Day of the Sun’ – the official title for the centenary of founder Kim Il-sung’s birth – is an opportunity to shed light  on the country’s abysmal human rights record, Amnesty In In North Korea, hundreds of thousands of people exist in prison camps out of sight of the rest of the world, where human rights protections are ignored. Media Node:  North Korea prison camps VIDEO: 'Hell holes': North Korea's secret prison camps Twitter Tag:  NorthKorea Story Location:  North Korea 39° 28' 0.2352" N, 126° 20' 33.9828" E “Hundreds of thousands of people exist in prison camps in the most inhuman conditions imaginable. These are places out of sight of the rest of the world, where almost the entire range of human rights protections are ignored.” Source:  Rajiv Narayan, Amnesty International’s Korea Researcher Date:  Thu, 12/04/2012 URL:  North Korea: Kim Jong-il’s death could be opportunity for human rights Description:  News story, 19 December 2011 URL:  North Korea: Yodok political prison camp: Letter Writing Marathon: Write for rights Description:  Letter Writing Marathon, 10 November 2011 URL:  North Korea: Images reveal scale of political prison camps Description:  Press release, 3 May 2011

Cuban authorities prevent activists from commemorating death of dissident - 23 February 2012

Headline Title:  Cuba: Activists prevented from commemorating dissident's death Authorities in Cuba are preventing members of the women's organization “Ladies in White” from entering a building in downtown Havana for an event commemorating the second anniversary of the death o Authorities in Cuba are barring activists from participating in an event in Havana to mark the second anniversary of the death of a prisoner of conscience. Media Node:  Cuba - Orlando Zapata Tamayo Story Location:  Cuba 23° 7' 30.0216" N, 82° 21' 42.318" W “It is unacceptable that the Cuban authorities would not allow human rights activists to remember one of their colleagues in peace.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor at Amnesty International. Date:  Thu, 23/02/2012 URL:  Cuban authorities 'responsible' for activist's death on hunger strike Description:  News story, 20 January 2012 URL:  Cuba still detaining peaceful protestors: Further information Description:  Urgent action, 20 January 2012 URL:  Cuba’s ‘Ladies in White’ targeted with arbitrary arrest and intimidation Description:  News story, 22 August 2011 URL:  Cuba authorities urged to stop harassing dead activist’s family Description:  News story, 22 February 2011 URL:  Death of Cuban prisoner of conscience on hunger strike must herald change Description:  News story, 24 February 2010

Libye. Un an après le soulèvement, des milices au comportement «anarchique» commettent des violations massives - 16 February 2012

Headline Title:  Libye : nombreuses violations des droits humains commises par des milices Des milices armées en activité à travers la Libye se rendent responsables d'atteintes massives aux droits humains en toute impunité, alimentant l'insécurité et freinant la reconstruction des instit Un nouveau rapport d'Amnesty International fait état de très fréquentes violations des droits humains commises par des milices libyennes contre des partisans présumés du colonel Kadhafi. Media Node:  libya-militias-report_fr Twitter Tag:  libya Story Location:  Libya 31° 35' 41.1288" N, 13° 32' 6.5616" E “Le fonctionnement des milices libyennes est en grande partie anarchique et l'impunité générale dont elles bénéficient fait le lit de nouveaux abus et perpétue l'instabilité et l'insécurité .” Source:  Donatella Rovera, conseillère principale sur la réaction aux crises à Amnesty International. URL:  Libye. Morts de détenus dans un contexte de torture généralisée Description:  Communiqué de presse, 26 janvier 2012

ليبيا: خارج نطاق السيطرة"، الميليشيات ترتكب انتهاكات واسعة، بعد مضي عام على الثورة - 15 February 2012

Headline Title:  ليبيا: خارج نطاق السيطرة"، الميليشيات ترتكب انتهاكات واسعة، بعد مضي عام على الثورة حذرت منظمة العفو الدولية في تقرير جديد نشر اليوم بعد مضي عام على بدء ثورة فبراير/شباط 2011 في ليبيا من أن الميليشيات المسلحة التي تعمل في أرجاء البلاد ترتكب انتهاكاتٍ واس حذرت منظمة العفو الدولية في تقرير جديد نشر اليوم بعد مضي عام على بدء ثورة فبراير/شباط 2011 في ليبيا من أن الميليشيات المسلحة التي تعمل في أرجاء البلاد ترتكب انتهاكاتٍ واسعة النطاق دون محاسبة، وهو ما يفاقم حالة انعدام الأمن ويعوق إعادة بناء مؤسسات الدولة. Media Node:  Libya migrant with scar Twitter Tag:  libya Story Location:  Libya 31° 35' 41.1288" N, 13° 32' 6.5616" E “الميليشيات في ليبيا هي خارج نطاق السيطرة إلى حد كبير، ولا تُسهم الحصانة من العقاب التي يتمتعون بها إلا في تشجيعهم على ارتكاب المزيد من الانتهاكات وفي إطالة أمد حالة عدم الاستقرار وانعدام الأمن. ” Source:  دوناتيلا روفيرا، كبيرة مستشاري الأزمات في منظمة العفو الدولية URL:  Libya: Deaths of detainees amid widespread torture Description:  News, 26 January 2012.

Libya: 'Out of control' militias commit widespread abuses, a year on from uprising - 15 February 2012

Headline Title:  Libya: Widespread abuse by militias Armed militias operating across Libya commit widespread human rights abuses with impunity, fuelling insecurity and hindering the rebuilding of state institutions, warned Amnesty International in a A new Amnesty International report documents widespread abuses of suspected al-Gaddafi loyalists, carried out by Libyan militia groups. Twitter Tag:  libya Story Location:  United Kingdom 31° 35' 41.1288" N, 13° 32' 6.5616" E See map: Google Maps “Militias in Libya are largely out of control and the blanket impunity they enjoy only encourages further abuses” Source:  Donatella Rovera, Senior Crisis Response Adviser at Amnesty International URL:  Libya: Deaths of detainees amid widespread torture Description:  News, 26 January 2012.

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