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Mexico: State agents threaten migrant shelter staff
19 April 2012

Government agents have attempted to get into a migrants' shelter in the south-eastern Mexican state of Tabasco. The human rights defenders who ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/025/2012

USA: Further information: Execution in Ohio as governor ...
18 April 2012

Mark Wiles was executed by lethal injection in the US state of Ohio on 18 April for a murder committed in 1985. The governor denied clemency on 11 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/027/2012

Honduras: Human rights journalist threatened: Dina Meza
18 April 2012

Dina Meza, a Honduran journalist and human rights activist, has received a series of threats of sexual violence against her in recent weeks. Her safety ...

Urgent Action       AMR 37/006/2012

Mexico: Migrants' rights defender threatened: Father Alejandro ...
18 April 2012

Mexican priest Father Alejandro Solalinde Guerra has been threatened with death as a result of his work defending migrants' rights. His life is at risk.

Urgent Action       AMR 41/024/2012

Colombia: The Victims and Land Restitution Law: An Amnesty ...
17 April 2012

On 10 June 2011, President Juan Manuel Santos signed into law the Victims and Land Restitution Law. The Law and its associated decrees cover a ...

Report       AMR 23/018/2012

Mexico: Further information: Colleagues and family still ...
17 April 2012

Human rights defenders working on behalf of trade unionist Marcelino Coache, and his family, continue to be threatened and intimidated in Oaxaca, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/023/2012

Suriname: Open letter to the Judiciary
13 April 2012

Following the adoption by the Surinamese National Assembly of an amendment to the 1992 amnesty law, Amnesty International wishes to remind the ...

Open Letter       AMR 48/003/2012

Cuba: Further information: Cuban prisoner of conscience still ...
13 April 2012

Cuban government critic José Daniel Ferrer García has been detained without charge for more than 10 days. Amnesty International considers him to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/015/2012

Suriname: Further information: Amnesty law passed in ...
11 April 2012

The National Assembly has voted in favour of an amendment to Suriname's 1992 amnesty law. This may stop the trial of the current president, who has ...

Urgent Action       AMR 48/002/2012

Brazil: Further information: Eviction order suspended
11 April 2012

The Laranjeira Ñhanderu community can now stay on their ancestral lands, after a court decision suspended an eviction order until the necessary ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/006/2012