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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011

Development must not trump indigenous rights in the ...
4 August 2011

Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.

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Amnesty International | Guatemalan former soldiers sentenced ...
3 August 2011

A judge in Guatemala City yesterday sentenced four former soldiers from an elite army unit to more than 6000 years in prison for their role in a 1982 ...

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Guatemalan former soldiers sentenced to 6,060 years for ...
3 August 2011

A landmark court ruling in Guatemala sentences four soldiers for their involvement in a bloody massacre in Dos Erres village in 1982.

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The Wire, August/September 2011. Vol. 41, issue 04
1 August 2011

1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2011

Guatemala arrests former general for genocide | Amnesty ...
20 June 2011

Guatemala has recently arrested several former officials for grave human rights violations during the country's civil war.

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Political violence should not mark Guatemala electoral ...
17 June 2011

Guatemala's authorities are called on to fully investigate alleged political killings ahead of September's elections.

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Guatemala: Family of murdered mother at risk
16 June 2011

Margarita Chub Che, a human rights defender and community leader, was killed on 4 June in the municipality of San José Panorama, Panzos, north ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/006/2011

Amnesty International | Guatemalan former officials must be ...
8 June 2011

Austria and Switzerland must ensure that former high-ranking Guatemalan officials face justice for serious allegations of involvement in extrajudicial ...

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Guatemalan former officials must be brought to justice over ...
8 June 2011

European countries are pressed to extradite or prosecute Guatemalan former officials over alleged human rights abuses.

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