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Mexico: Activist at risk after denouncing police abuse
28 March 2014

A human rights activist and her family from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora state, have faced repeated threats and intimidation by local police in reprisal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/014/2014

USA: Further information: Another Texas execution for crime at ...
28 March 2014

For the second time this month, Texas carried out an execution of a prisoner for a crime committed when he was 18 years old. Anthony Doyle was put ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/020/2014

Colombia: Further information: Peasant farmers threatened ...
27 March 2014

A leader of the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo, Northern Colombia, received a death threat on 25 March. Days before, several armed men, suspected ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/013/2014

Colombia: Amnesty International oral statement at the 25th ...
26 March 2014

Check against Delivery. AI Index: AMR/012/2014. 26 March 2014. UN Human Rights Council. Twenty-Fifth Session. 3 – 28 March 2014. Item 2. ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/012/2014

Barbados: take the first step to ending the death penalty! ...
26 March 2014

Demand the authorities of Barbados end the mandatory death penalty.

Action Document      

Mexico: Fear for safety of abducted migrants
25 March 2014

Irregular migrants in Tamaulipas state, north east Mexico are at risk of abduction by criminal gangs. There are fears for their safety and concerns that ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/013/2014

USA: Texas execution set despite mental disability: Ramiro ...
24 March 2014

Ramiro Hernandez Llanas is due to be put to death on 9 April in Texas. His lawyers say his execution would be unconstitutional because of his intellectual ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/019/2014

Barbados: Two men reportedly tortured in Barbados
21 March 2014

Two men who are suspects in a robbery have reportedly been tortured while in police custody in the district of Christ Church. They have not received ...

Urgent Action       AMR 15/001/2014

Mexico: Further information: Water rights activists threatened ...
21 March 2014

Community activists in Coyotepec, Mexico state, received telephone threats which could be linked to their work defending the right to fair access to water ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/012/2014

Mexico must address dire human rights situation with concrete ...
20 March 2014

The human rights situation in Mexico is critical with ongoing patterns of enforced disappearances, torture and ill-treatment, arbitrary detention as well ...

Public Statement       AMR 41/011/2014