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Mexican police chief attacks his ex-partner
14 October 2011

A female federal police officer in Querétaro, central Mexico, has been physically assaulted and threatened by her ex-partner, who is the federal police ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/063/2011

Canada/USA: Visit to Canada of former US President George ...
12 October 2011

Amnesty International considers that there is enough material in the public domain – even if one were to rely only upon information released by United ...

Report       AMR 51/080/2011

Barbados: Abolition of mandatory death penalty by the end of ...
10 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 10 October 2011. Index: AMR 15/001/2011. Barbados: Abolition of mandatory ...

Public Statement       AMR 15/001/2011

Afghanistan ten years on: Slow progress and failed promises
5 October 2011

In this document Amnesty International assesses various human rights concerns against progress made /stagnation or regression over the last decade ...

Document       ASA 11/006/2011

Mexico: Further information: Family of 'disappeared' men ...
4 October 2011

Following the disappearance of eight members of the Muñoz family by six armed men in Chihuahua state, Mexico, their family have received threatening ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/062/2011

USA: Amnesty International calls for urgent reforms to ...
4 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 4 October 2011. Index: AMR 51/085/2011. USA: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/085/2011

Stand up for human rights and demand an end to forced ...
3 October 2011

Riot police in formation during the forced eviction of 800 families at the Olga Benário encampment in São Paulo, Brazil, 24 August 2009. ...

Poster       ACT 35/030/2011

Stop forced evictions: Protect people living in slums
3 October 2011

More than one billion people live in slums. Governments often forcibly evict people living in slums, driving them further into poverty and into more precarious ...

Document       ACT 35/026/2011

Wire, October/November 2011. Vol. 41, issue 05
1 October 2011

1) The Agenda 2) Up Front: Amnesty archives support case against Haiti's former dictator 3) No help from Europe 4) Police in the Dominican Republic ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2011

Mexico: Further information: Landowner's men threaten ...
30 September 2011

People living in a neighbourhood of the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez, Lomas del Poleo, have been threatened by security guards working ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/061/2011