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The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014

Mexico: Out of control: Torture and other ill-treatment in ...
4 September 2014

Anyone arrested in Mexico is potentially at risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Torture and other ill-treatment ...

Report       AMR 41/020/2014

USA: Call for race inquiry as execution nears: Earl Ringo
4 September 2014

Earl Ringo is due to be executed in Missouri on 10 September. He was sentenced to death in 1999 for two murders committed in 1998. As part of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/047/2014

The Human Rights Council must urge States to address ...
4 September 2014

In this statement, Amnesty international welcomes the consensus that effective strategies to eradicate preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity must ...

Document       IOR 42/003/2014

Honduras: Campesino leader shot dead in Honduras ...
2 September 2014

Prominent campesino (peasant farmer) leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead in the community of El Planón, north-western Honduras, on 27 August ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/010/2014

USA: 'We tortured some folks': The wait for truth, remedy and ...
2 September 2014

The fact that President Obama not only ended the CIA secret detention program, but has also publicly acknowledged that torture was a part of it, is to ...

Report       AMR 51/046/2014

Wire, September/October 2014. Vol. 44, issue 005
1 September 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: No more fear in Gambia 3) SOS Europe: Bulgaria: Stories of hope and longing 4) My Body My Rights: El Salvador: 'A witch ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2014

Mexico: Indigenous defender's life at risk: Silvia Pérez Yescas
26 August 2014

An Indigenous human rights defender from the community of Matías Romero in Oaxaca, south-western Mexico, is at risk of death if she returns to her ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/033/2014

Colombia: Indigenous defenders receive death threat: Juan ...
21 August 2014

Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/029/2014

Colombia: Death threats to women land claimants
20 August 2014

Several members of the rural women's association ASOMUPROCA have received death threats since trying to reclaim their land in Magdalena ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/028/2014