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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Torture in 2014: Stories of modern horror | Amnesty ...
29 May 2014

A Mexican woman is raped on a police bus; a Nigerian man still suffers from migraines four years after police repeatedly banged his head against a concrete ...

Story      

"Start here, start now, stop torture" [activists briefing]
13 May 2014

Torture is flourishing because rather than respecting the law by refusing to tolerate torture, governments are either actively using torture, or turning a ...

Document       ACT 40/003/2014

Nigeria: Torture in Nigeria: In summary: Stop Torture country ...
13 May 2014

Amnesty International has serious concerns about the increasing use of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Nigeria ...

Document       AFR 44/005/2014

Wire, May/June. Vol. 44, issue 003
13 May 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) We can Stop Torture 4) Fighting torture since 1961 5) Stop Torture: Mexico: Standing up to Claudia's ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2014

Amnesty International | Nigerian authorities failed to act on ...
9 May 2014

Damning testimonies gathered by Amnesty International reveal that Nigerian security forces failed to act on advance warnings about Boko Haram's armed ...

Press Release      

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

Statement on prison conditions to the African Commission on ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International reported that prison conditions are dire ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/008/2014

Statement on economic, social and cultural rights to the ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International drew attention to forced evictions, highlighting ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/010/2014

Statement on torture to the African Commission on Human ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International reported that despite widespread ratification ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/007/2014

Statement on the death penalty to the African Commission on ...
5 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International discussed the resumption of executions ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/002/2014