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USA: Time to do something, Mr President: After Oklahoma's ' ...
2 May 2014

Quite what long-term impact the recent “botched” execution in Oklahoma will have on support for the death penalty in that state and the USA more generally ...

Document       AMR 51/028/2014

Mexico: Defenders hit and migrants detained
2 May 2014

Migrants' rights defenders were injured by police and migration authorities during an operation to detain irregular migrants in the Municipality of Zapata ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/017/2014

USA: 'He could have been a good kid': Texas set to execute ...
1 May 2014

This report seeks to draw attention to three cases of young adult offenders in Texas, scheduled for execution in rapid succession, to generate a broader ...

Report       AMR 51/027/2014

Colombia: Death threats received in 'humanitarian zone'
30 April 2014

Three human rights defenders have been threatened by paramilitaries in the port city of Buenavenutra, southern Colombia, following the creation of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/016/2014

Brazil: Call for inquiries into two killings in Rio
30 April 2014

A man was shot dead during a protest in the Pavão-Pavãozinho community in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro on 22 April. The community was protesting ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2014

Colombia: Open letter to Presidential candidates. Putting ...
30 April 2014

This letter focuses on key questions related to two fundamental issues: protecting civilians and respecting the right of victims of human rights abuses ...

Open Letter       AMR 23/014/2014

Paraguay: Further information: Victory of indigenous ...
25 April 2014

On 24 April the plenary of the Paraguayan Senate voted on a bill to return 14404 hectares of traditional land to the Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/005/2014

Paraguay: Vital vote on indigenous land claim imminent
22 April 2014

On 24 April the Paraguayan Senate votes on a bill to return 14404 hectares of traditional land to the Sawhoyamaxa indigenous community. A positive ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/004/2014

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 19th ...
17 April 2014

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

Document       IOR 41/012/2014

USA: After decades in isolation, time to release Albert ...
17 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 51/026/2014. EMBARGO DATE: 17 APRIL 2014. USA ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/026/2014