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Human Rights in Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Bahamas: Privy Council abolishes mandatory death sentence
9 March 2006

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 14/001/2006 (Public). News Service No: 058. 9 March 2006. ...

Press Release       AMR 14/001/2006

Open letter to the Government of the Bahamas regarding the ...
20 December 2004

In this open letter, Amnesty International writes in response to the report "Communication to the Honourable House of Assembly On the Investigation ...

Report       AMR 14/003/2004

The Bahamas: Amnesty International calls for a commission of ...
10 December 2004

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 14/002/2004 (Public). News Service No: 319. 10 December 2004. ...

Press Release       AMR 14/002/2004

The Bahamas: Torture and ill-treatment / Forcible return
17 October 2004

Haitian and Cuban detainees, including children, are reportedly being beaten and tortured by soldiers at the Carmichael detention centre in The Bahamas ...

Urgent Action       AMR 14/001/2004

Preventing torture at home: A guide to the establishment of ...
30 April 2004

On 18 December 2002, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a new mechanism: the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture ...

Report       IOR 51/004/2004

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination ...
1 March 2004

This submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is in response to the Committee's thematic discussion on non-citizens and ...

Report       IOR 42/006/2004

The Wire, December 2003. Vol. 33, No. 11.
1 December 2003

1) Executions in Uzbekistan 2) Viet Nam restricts Internet freedom 3) Rape committed with impunity in Burundi 4) The 'forgotten detainees' of the Bahamas ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/011/2003

Bahamas: "Forgotten Detainees" in urgent need of human ...
5 November 2003

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: AMR 14/006/2003 (Public). News Service No: 251. 5 November 2003. ...

Press Release       AMR 14/006/2003

Bahamas: Forgotten detainees? Prison Conditions: Appeals ...
5 November 2003

The rate of imprisonment in the Bahamas, 478 per 100000, is the 8th highest in the world. Many prisoners continue to be detained in conditions amounting ...

Report       AMR 14/004/2003

Bahamas: Forgotten Detainees? Refugees and Immigration ...
5 November 2003

Amnesty International has longstanding concerns regarding the treatment of refugees and asylum-seekers in the Bahamas. The organisation is especially ...

Report       AMR 14/003/2003