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USA: Texas again set to execute for crime at age 18: Robert ...
16 April 2014

Robert Campbell, aged 41, is due to be executed on 13 May. He has been on death row for 22 years, over half of his life. This would be the third Texas ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/025/2014

Dominican Republic: Threatened with death after torture
16 April 2014

Two men were reportedly tortured while in police custody in the Dominican Republic on 12 April. Since then, the men and their relative Ana Patricia Fermín ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/006/2014

Haiti: Fear for safety of human rights defender: Pierre ...
15 April 2014

On 2 April Pierre Espérance, a prominent Haitian human rights defender, received a letter containing a bullet and death threats related to his work. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 36/009/2014

Mexico: Migrants and defenders' safety at risk
15 April 2014

Migrants and migrants' rights defenders were shot at in the vicinity of Lechería shelter, Mexico State, Mexico. There are concerns that the authorities are ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/016/2014

USA: Federal Court issues decision in conflict minerals case
14 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 51/024/2014. 14 April 2014. Federal Court Issues Decision ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/024/2014

USA: Further information: Mexican national executed in Texas ...
10 April 2014

Ramiro Hernandez Llanas was put to death by lethal injection on 9 April in Texas. His execution went ahead despite evidence that his intellectual disability ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/023/2014

USA: A step in the rights direction
3 April 2014

Senate committee vote to declassify summary of CIA detention report – a welcome move, but much more needed.

Public Statement       AMR 51/021/2014

USA: Loud and clear: UN Human Rights Committee makes ...
2 April 2014

In advance of its appearance before a United Nations treaty body in Switzerland last month, the US administration said that the USA would use this review ...

Document       AMR 51/022/2014

Venezuela: Human rights at risk amid protests
1 April 2014

Since the beginning of February 2014, Venezuela has been shaken by mass protests for and against the government in various parts of the country. ...

Report       AMR 53/009/2014

Paraguay: Briefing to the Pre-sessional Working Group of the ...
1 April 2014

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information on the enforceability of economic, social and cultural rights in Paraguay and on the ...

Report       AMR 45/002/2014