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Mexico: Fears that detainee has been disappeared: José ...
10 June 2011

José Fortino Martínez Martínez was detained on 5 June 2011 in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas state, Mexico, by members of the Mexican Navy. Neither ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/033/2011

Chilean prisoners end hunger strike: Further information
10 June 2011

Four Chilean prisoners who had been on hunger strike since 15 March 2011 have now ended their strike. Héctor Llaitul, Jonathan Huillical, José Hueniche ...

Urgent Action       AMR 22/002/2011

USA: Further information: Ohio Governor commutes death ...
9 June 2011

Ohio Governor John Kasich has commuted the death sentence of Shawn Hawkins to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Shawn Hawkins ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/051/2011

Paraguay: Amnesty International urges respect for the human ...
9 June 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 45/002/2011. 9 June 2011. Paraguay: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       AMR 45/002/2011

Colombia: Death threats to human rights defenders
9 June 2011

On 7 June Julio Cesar Rosero, a lawyer representing the family of a victim of an extrajudicial execution in Valle del Cauca Department, South-Western ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/019/2011

Mexico: Police raid human rights office, no warrant
8 June 2011

Federal Police officers raided a human rights organization's office in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua on 5 June, without a warrant. The staff ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/032/2011

Chilean hunger strikers may be force fed
8 June 2011

Four Chilean prisoners currently on hunger strike could be subjected to forcible feeding. In some circumstances, forcible feeding may amount to cruel ...

Urgent Action       AMR 22/001/2011

USA: Mental disability concern as execution nears
8 June 2011

Eddie Duval Powell, a 41-year-old African American man, is scheduled to be executed in the US state of Alabama on 16 June. He was sentenced to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2011

USA: Justice for Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace. ...
7 June 2011

USA: JUSTICE FOR ALBERT WOODFOX AND HERMAN WALLACE DECADES OF ISOLATION IN LOUISIANA PRISONS MUST END. ...

Postcard       AMR 51/042/2011

Brazil: Protect smallholders from violence
7 June 2011

Hired gunmen have fired shots over two communities of rural workers in the state of Tocantins, northern Brazil. Five community leaders have been “marked ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2011