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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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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

Mexico: Letter to the President of Mexico
9 May 2014

In this letter Amnesty International stresses that it is vital that effective long-lasting measures are taken by the Mexican authorities to address ongoing ...

Open Letter       AMR 41/018/2014

Colombia: Paramilitaries threaten human rights activists
8 May 2014

Paramilitaries threatened a human rights lawyer, trade unionists and environmental activists in Santander Department, north-eastern Colombia. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/017/2014

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014