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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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United States of America: Another year, same missing ...
22 May 2014

In the year since President Obama pointed to his country being at a “crossroads”, the USA has continued to travel in the same direction in relation to ...

Report       AMR 51/032/2014

Further information: Mexico: Police abuses against community ...
15 May 2014

A group of municipal police have arrested beaten and threatened members of the Coyotepec community in Mexico state. There is a fear for their safety ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/019/2014

Further information: Venezuela: More protesters detained, at ...
15 May 2014

On 14 May security forces in Caracas detained at least 100 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations. They are at risk of torture or ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/014/2014

India: Dow blocks Amnesty International calls to face up to the ...
14 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 20/011/2014. 14 May 2014. Dow Blocks Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 20/011/2014

USA: Further information: US federal court blocks Texas ...
14 May 2014

On 13 May a federal court blocked the execution in Texas of Robert Campbell about two and a half hours before it was due to be carried out. The stay ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/031/2014

Paraguay: Indigenous land claim a step closer to reality
14 May 2014

On 21 May the plenary of the Paraguayan Lower Chamber (Cámara de Diputados) will vote on a bill to return 14404 hectares of traditional land to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 45/007/2014

Amnesty International | Amnesty International accuses ...
13 May 2014

Governments across the Americas are being duplicitous on torture, Amnesty International said today, as it launched its latest global campaign, Stop Torture ...

Press Release      

Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
13 May 2014

Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides ...

Report       ACT 40/004/2014

"Start here, start now, stop torture" [activists briefing]
13 May 2014

Torture is flourishing because rather than respecting the law by refusing to tolerate torture, governments are either actively using torture, or turning a ...

Document       ACT 40/003/2014

USA: Florida death row inmate seeks clemency: Charles ...
13 May 2014

The case of Charles Finney, a 60-year-old man on death row in Florida, is now before the clemency authorities. He maintains that he did not commit ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/030/2014