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Argentina: Indigenous leader killed in Argentina
22 November 2011

Indigenous leader Cristian Ferreyra has been killed by two security guards working for a landowner. He was a member of Lule Vilela indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/006/2011

Colombia: Efforts to discredit human rights lawyers' collective ...
22 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AMR 23/034/2011. 22 November 2011. Colombia: Efforts to discredit ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/034/2011

USA: Further information: Idaho carries out first execution ...
21 November 2011

On the morning of 18 November 2011, the US state of Idaho carried out its first execution in 17 years, and only its second since 1957. Paul Rhoades, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/095/2011

Brazil: Indigenous leader killed
21 November 2011

Around 100 Guarani-Kaiowá people are encamped on their ancestral lands: on 18 November 2011 40 gunmen attacked the camp, killing an Indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/018/2011

Colombia: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Letter ...
18 November 2011

PUBLIC DOCUMENT AI Index: AMR 23/032/2011 Amnesty International November 2011 Colombia (16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence ...

Document       AMR 23/032/2011

Colombia: Threats to defender and trade unionist
17 November 2011

An armed man and woman forced entry into the home of a Colombian human rights defender, Jackeline Rojas Castañeda. They threatened to kill her ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/033/2011

USA: Further information: Ohio executes mentally ill man
16 November 2011

Reginald Brooks, a 66-year-old man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, was executed in Ohio, USA on 15 November, after nearly three decades ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/093/2011

USA: Christi Cheramie: Letter Writing Marathon: Write for ...
16 November 2011

Call for justice for Christi Cheramie. At age 16 she pleaded guilty to second-degree murder fearing that she would be sentenced to death if the ...

Document       AMR 51/071/2011

Argentina: Further information: Two children attacked by ...
11 November 2011

The son and grandson of Félix Díaz, the leader of the Toba Qom indigenous community of La Primavera, Argentina, were attacked by men with guns ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/005/2011

Mexico: Inés Fernández Ortega and Valentina Rosendo Cantú ...
10 November 2011

Inés Fernández Ortega and Valentina Rosendo Cantú were raped by Mexican soldiers in 2002. No one has ever been brought to justice for the crimes ...

Document       AMR 41/050/2011