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Venezuela: Lawyer threatened and under surveillance: Omar ...
24 October 2014

Private defence lawyer Omar Ernesto Silva Martínez has made a formal complaint after being repeatedly targeted with threatening calls and surveillance ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/021/2014

Brazil: Community threatened by local rancher
24 October 2014

Around 20 families from the quilombo community of São José de Bruno in Matinha, Maranhão State, are currently being threatened and intimidated by ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/012/2014

United States of America: Submission to the United Nations ...
20 October 2014

Amnesty International's focus in this submission on the issue of accountability for the USA's human rights violations in the context of counter-terrorism ...

Report       AMR 51/049/2014

USA: Further information: New death penalty charges against ...
16 October 2014

A Libyan man seized by US military forces in Libya in June and transferred to the USA two weeks later to face trial has now been charged with offences ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2014

2014 World Day Against the Death Penalty: Protecting people ...
10 October 2014

This document provides an overview of the main issues relating to the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities. ...

Document       ACT 51/005/2014

Ecuador: Further information: Protesters sentenced to two ...
7 October 2014

Despite calls by their lawyers, the trial against people detained in anti-government demonstrations in Quito went ahead. Those charged accepted ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/003/2014

Haiti: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: 112th ...
7 October 2014

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee ahead of its examination of Haiti's initial report on the ...

Report       AMR 36/012/2014

Mexico: Further information: Disappeared students still ...
7 October 2014

The 43 disappeared students are still missing after being fired at by police and later attacked by unknown individuals in Iguala, Guerrero state. Twenty ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/039/2014

Ecuador: Detainees at risk of unfair trial
2 October 2014

53 people detained in anti-government demonstrations might face an unfair trial as their lawyers have not been given adequate time to prepare their ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/002/2014

USA: Jailed after exposing possible human rights abuses ...
1 October 2014

US Army Private Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013, after leaking classified government material. Some of the documents ...

Document       AMR 51/044/2014