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"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

Wire, May/June. Vol. 44, issue 003
13 May 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) We can Stop Torture 4) Fighting torture since 1961 5) Stop Torture: Mexico: Standing up to Claudia's ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2014

Mexico: Torture in Mexico: In summary: Stop Torture country ...
13 May 2014

The use of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment by military and police forces remains widespread throughout ...

Document       AMR 41/015/2014

Venezuela: Protests in Venezuela: Human rights at risk ...
12 May 2014

Juan Manuel Carrasco, aged 21, was detained along with two friends in the night of 13 February 2014 by the National Guard in Valencia, Carabobo ...

Document       AMR 53/012/2014

Honduras: Children's rights defender beaten, detained: José ...
12 May 2014

The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras, a children's rights organization, was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/006/2014

Chile: Important conviction against 75 former agents of ...
9 May 2014

Public Statement       AMR 22/001/2014

Dominican Republic must urgently face up to its human rights ...
9 May 2014

Public Statement       AMR 27/007/2014

Colombia: Threats made against Indigenous defenders
9 May 2014

Fifteen-year-old Génesis Giselle Gutiérrez Romero, a member of the Wayúu Indigenous Reservation of Zahíno, received a death threat on 5 May. She ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/018/2014

Venezuela: Protesters detained, at risk of ill-treatment
9 May 2014

Security forces in Caracas detained 243 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations between 7 and 8 May. The whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/013/2014