Individuals at Risk

Ten members of Venezuelan family killed as authorities fail to investigate - 22 May 2013

Headline Title:  Ten members of Venezuelan family killed With 10 killings in their family in a little over a decade, the Barrios' story is hard to believe.It all started in the early hours of 28 August 1998. With 10 killings in their family in a little over a decade, the Barrios' story in Venezuela is hard to believe. Media Node:  Barrios Venezuela Map At a Glance:  Violent crime in Venezuela10 members of the Barrios family were killed in the past 15 years.Venezuela has one of the highest levels of violent crime in the Americas.According to the Venezuelan Ministry of Interior there were more than 16,000 killings in the country in 2012 alone.92 per cent of killings were committed with firearms.According to a report from the National Police General Council, 80% of police institutions were using weapons in a Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} way that violated institutional guidelines. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Story Location:  Venezuela 8° 9' 23.0148" N, 67° 40' 32.8116" W “How many more members of the Barrios family have to die before the Venezuelan authorities take action to address the issue head on? Urgent action needs to be taken immediately to investigate these murders and protect the family. ” Source:  Guadalupe Marengo, Americas Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Venezuela: Murders of family continue; 17-year-old killed Description:  Urgent Action, 20 May 2013 URL:  Police role suspected in continued attacks on Venezuelan family Description:  News, 1 June 2011 URL:  Venezuela: Family at risk after killing Description:  Urgent action, 15 December 2009

Rapport 2013 : un monde de plus en plus dangereux pour les réfugiés et les migrants - 23 May 2013

Faute d'action internationale dans le domaine des droits humains, le monde est en train de devenir de plus en plus dangereux pour les réfugiés et les migrants, a déclaré Amnesty International le 23 Faute d'action internationale dans le domaine des droits humains, le monde est en train de devenir de plus en plus dangereux pour les réfugiés et les migrants, a déclaré Amnesty International le 23 mai à l'occasion de la sortie de son rapport annuel sur la situation des droits humains dans le monde. Media Node:  AIR refugee Yida_fr AIR 2013 video_fr Twitter Tag:  AIR2013 Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 51° 31' 15.798" N, 0° 4' 36.8544" W See map: Google Maps “L'incapacité à traiter effectivement les situations de conflit est en train de créer une classe d'exclus au niveau de la planète. Les droits des hommes, des femmes et des enfants qui fuient les conflits ne sont pas protégés. De nombreux États bafouent les droits fondamentaux au nom du contrôle de l'immigration et vont bien au-delà des mesures légitimes de contrôle aux frontières.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secrétaire général d'Amnesty International URL:  Rapport 2013 Description:  La situation des droits humains dans le monde URL:  Les droits humains ne connaissent pas de frontières Description:  Avant-Propos par Salil Shetty, secrétaire général d'Amnesty International URL:  Mises à jour mondiales Description:  Principaux événements survenus en 2013 sur le plan des droits humains URL:  Le monde, région par région Description:  Un tour d'horizon des droits humains par région

Informe 2013: El mundo es un lugar cada vez más peligroso para personas refugiadas y migrantes - 23 May 2013

Headline Title:  Informe 2013: El mundo es cada vez más peligroso para personas refugiadas y migrantes La pasividad mundial en el terreno de los derechos humanos está convirtiendo el mundo en un lugar cada vez más peligroso para las personas refugiadas y migrantes, afirmó hoy Amnistía Internacional La pasividad mundial en el terreno de los derechos humanos está convirtiendo el mundo en un lugar cada vez más peligroso para las personas refugiadas y migrantes, afirmó hoy Amnistía Internacional durante la presentación de su informe anual. Media Node:  AIR refugee Yida_es Vídeo: Informe 2013 Twitter Tag:  AIR2013 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 15.798" N, 0° 4' 36.8544" W See map: Google Maps “Al no abordarse eficazmente las situaciones de conflicto, se está creando una clase de segunda categoría de carácter global. Los derechos de quienes huyen de los conflictos están desprotegidos. Hay demasiados gobiernos que cometen abusos contra los derechos humanos en nombre de los controles migratorios, sobrepasando con mucho las medidas legítimas de control de fronteras.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secretario general de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Thu, 23/05/2013 URL:  Informe 2013 Description:  El estado de los derechos humanos en el mundo URL:  Los derechos humanos no conocen fronteras Description:  Artículo de Salil Shetty, secretario general de Amnistía Internacional URL:  Actualización global Description:  Momentos cruciales en materia de derechos humanos en 2013 URL:  El mundo región a región Description:  Un resumen de la situación de los derechos humanos en cada región

Report 2013: World increasingly dangerous for refugees and migrants - 23 May 2013

Headline Title:  Report 2013: World increasingly dangerous for refugees and migrants Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its

China: Legal activist’s sister-in-law detained as harassment intensifies - 24 April 2013

Headline Title:  China: Legal activist’s sister-in-law detained as harassment intensifies The Chinese authorities must release the sister-in-law of a prominent human rights activist and end the ongoing harassment of his relatives living in Shandong Province, Amnesty International said. The Chinese authorities must release the sister-in-law of a prominent human rights activist and end the ongoing harassment of his relatives living in Shandong Province. Media Node:  Chen Guangcheng Chen Guangcheng - poster Story Location:  China 34° 32' 51.3204" N, 117° 41' 7.9692" E “This new detention – a full year after Chen Guangcheng’s escape – seems aimed at punishing him and his family for his continued outspoken criticism of the Chinese government since leaving China ” Source:  Catherine Baber, Asia-Pacific Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 24/04/2013 URL:  China: Further information: Chen Guangcheng’s nephew sentenced Description:  Urgent action, 8 February 2013 URL:  China: ‘Appalling’ sentence for blind lawyer’s nephew Description:  Press release, 30 November 2012 URL:  US must insist on Chen Guangcheng’s safety Description:  News story, 2 May 2012 URL:  China urged to end restrictions on blind lawyer amid fears of confrontation Description:  News story, 11 November 2011

Mexique. Il faut agir d'urgence pour sauver les vies de migrants en situation irrégulière

Les enlèvements, la violence sexuelle, l'enrôlement forcé dans des groupes de criminels, la traite et les meurtres de migrants sont monnaie courante et font partie de la vie des dizaines de milliers de migrants en situation irrégulière qui traversent le Mexique chaque année et, selon Amnesty International, l'impunité reste la norme pour ces violations graves des droits humains. Les enlèvements, la violence sexuelle, l'enrôlement forcé dans des groupes de criminels, la traite et les meurtres de migrants sont monnaie courante et font partie de la vie des dizaines de millier

México: Hacen falta medidas urgentes para salvar vidas de migrantes irregulares

Los secuestros, la violencia sexual, el reclutamiento forzoso en bandas delictivas, la trata de personas y los asesinatos son algo habitual para las decenas de miles de migrantes en situación irregular que atraviesan México cada año y, según Amnistía Internacional, la impunidad por estos graves abusos es la norma. Los secuestros, la violencia sexual, el reclutamiento forzoso en bandas delictivas, la trata de personas y los asesinatos son algo habitual para las decenas de miles de migrantes en situación irreg

Mexico: urgent action needed to save lives of irregular migrants

Routine abductions, sexual violence, forced recruitment into criminal gangs, people trafficking and murder of migrants are normal events in the lives of the tens of thousands of irregular migrants that cross Mexico every year and, according to Amnesty International, impunity for these grave abuses is the norm.    

Hay que poner fin a la tortura en México

Pide al presidente de México que ponga fin a la tortura y garantice que las víctimas obtienen justicia. Fotografía de Miriam Isaura López Vargas.  © Agencia Reforma 

End Torture in Mexico

Call on the President of Mexico to end torture and ensure victims receive justice Portrait photo of Miriam Isaura Lopez Vargas.  © Agencia Reforma 

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