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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Sudan: Opposition leader at risk of death penalty: Ibrahim El ...
18 August 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/018/2014

South Sudan: Investigate shooting of civil society leader
8 August 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AFR 65/008/2014. 8 August 2014. South Sudan: Investigate shooting ...

Public Statement       AFR 65/008/2014

Nigeria: No progress: An evaluation of the implementation of ...
4 August 2014

Three years after the publication of a ground-breaking report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on oil pollution in Ogoniland, the people ...

Report       AFR 44/013/2014

Amnesty International assessment of the implementation by ...
1 August 2014

In this document, Amnesty International provides an overview of the state of implementation of key recommendations made in the previous reviews, in ...

Report       IOR 41/026/2014

South Africa: Unlawful force and the pattern of concealment ...
1 August 2014

The decision by senior police officials on 15 August 2012 to disarm, disperse and arrest protestors was not justified by any increased threat posed by ...

Report       AFR 53/004/2014

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 20th ...
1 August 2014

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Report       IOR 41/025/2014

South Sudan: “The Price of Silence” : Freedom of expression ...
1 August 2014

South Sudan's authorities, especially the National Security Service (NSS) have harassed, intimidated, and arbitrarily detained journalists while the government ...

Document       AFR 65/007/2014

Burundi: Locked down: A shrinking of political space
29 July 2014

Political space in Burundi is shrinking. In the build-up to the 2015 presidential, legislative and communal elections, Amnesty International has documented ...

Report       AFR 16/002/2014

Further information: Swaziland: Two men sentenced to two ...
28 July 2014

On 25 July Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland's monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were sentenced ...

Urgent Action       AFR 55/004/2014

Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social ...
28 July 2014

This publication outlines some of the key features of economic, social and cultural rights. It presents an overview of these rights, outlines their scope and ...

Report       POL 34/001/2014