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Mexico: Human rights centre raided in Mexico
17 February 2012

The offices of Juan Gerardi Human Rights Centre, in Torreón, Coahuila, in north-eastern Mexico have been raided by military and police personnel. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/009/2012

USA(Florida): Further information: Executed after three ...
16 February 2012

Robert Waterhouse was executed in Florida in the evening of 15 February. Aged 65, he had been on death row for half his life, for a murder committed ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/014/2012

USA: Statistical analysis of deaths following police Taser use
15 February 2012

Amnesty International Index: AMR 51/013/2012 15th February 2012 Statistical analysis of deaths following police Taser use According to data ...

Document       AMR 51/013/2012

Brazil: Further information: Community get temporary reprieve
15 February 2012

The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community have been given permission to remain on their ancestral lands while an appeal against their eviction order is ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/004/2012

Lengthy terms of imprisonment and detention of children ...
13 February 2012

Amnesty International welcomes the focus of the Human Rights Council's annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child on the issue of “Children in ...

Document       IOR 41/002/2012

Colombia: The human rights situation in Colombia: Amnesty ...
10 February 2012

This statement presents an overview of Amnesty International's concerns in Colombia. The government continues to express a commitment to human ...

Document       AMR 23/007/2012

Cuba: Further Information: Screening postponed as blogger ...
10 February 2012

Following the Cuban authorities´ refusal to grant Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez permission to travel to Brazil to attend a documentary screening on freedom ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/004/2012

USA: The 10th anniversary of “Law of War” detentions at ...
9 February 2012

There has been no human rights progress with respect to the system of indefinite military detention without charge or fair trial at the US Naval Base ...

Document       AMR 51/011/2012

Colombia: Attempted Killing By Paramilitaries: Jesús Emilio ...
8 February 2012

A man from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Jesús Emilio Tuberquia, was shot at by two paramilitaries in the northern town of Apartadó ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/008/2012

Pakistan: Balochistan briefing for Committee for Foreign ...
8 February 2012

Index: ASA 33/002/2012. 8 February 2012. Balochistan briefing for Committee for Foreign Affairs, US House of CongressBalochistan ...

Public Statement       ASA 33/002/2012