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Dominican Republic: Proposed reform puts women and girls ...
19 November 2014

On 18 November the Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. It ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/016/2014

Dominican Republic: Withdrawal from top regional human ...
6 November 2014

The appalling ruling by the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court that could to lead to the country's withdrawal from the Inter American Court of Human ...

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Amnesty International | Dominican Republic: Withdrawal from ...
6 November 2014

The appalling ruling by the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court that could to lead to the country's withdrawal from the Inter American Court of Human ...

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Dominican Republic: Torture denouncers threatened by police ...
27 October 2014

Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since April 2014 after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/014/2014

Amnesty International | Dominican Republic: Reaction to ...
24 October 2014

The dismissive reaction of the Dominican Republic to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' ruling on human rights abuses suffered by Dominicans ...

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Dominican Republic: Reaction to Court ruling shows shocking ...
24 October 2014

The dismissive reaction of the Dominican Republic to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' ruling on human rights abuses suffered by Dominicans ...

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Amnesty International | Dominican Republic: Killings at the ...
15 August 2014

The number of killings perpetrated by the police is on the rise again in the Dominican Republic whilst legislation intended to fix the problem stalls and ...

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Dominican Republic: Human Rights Council adopts Universal ...
24 June 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 27/011/2014. 24 June 2014. Measures to restore nationality only a first step. ...

Public Statement       AMR 27/011/2014

Dominican Republic: Open Letter to President Danilo Medina ...
3 June 2014

AI Index: AMR 27/008/2014. Tuesday 3 June 2014. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. --. Open Letter to. President Danilo Medina regarding ...

Open Letter       AMR 27/008/2014

Naturalisation law: a step in the right direction, but still a long ...
3 June 2014

Public Statement       AMR 27/009/2014