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Cuban blogger denied exit from country: Yoani Sánchez
7 February 2012

Cuban authorities have refused blogger Yoani Sánchez permission to travel to Brazil to attend a documentary screening on freedom of expression. Amnesty ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/003/2012

USA (Louisiana): Further information: No clemency in life ...
7 February 2012

Christi Cheramie was sentenced at the age of 16 to life in prison without the possibility of parole. She has been denied clemency by the Louisiana Board ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/010/2012

Panama: Fears for protestors after two killed
7 February 2012

Two protestors were killed and reportedly over 40 people injured when police dispersed a protest by Indigenous Peoples in Panama on 5 February. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 44/001/2012

Colombia: Further information: Human rights defenders ...
6 February 2012

Members of the Regional Human Rights Corporation (CREDHOS) in Barrancabermeja, Colombia, have received new death threats from ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/006/2012

Mexico: Further information: Human rights defender knifed at ...
6 February 2012

On 3 February 2012, Norma Andrade was attacked with a knife by an unknown man at her home in Mexico City. There are grave fears for her safety and ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/008/2012

USA: 'Congress has made no such decision': Three branches ...
6 February 2012

It is a fundamental rule of international law that any person whose human rights have been violated shall have access to an effective remedy. However ...

Report       AMR 51/008/2012

USA (Florida): Three decades on death row, execution set ...
3 February 2012

A 65-year-old man is scheduled to be executed in the US state of Florida on 15 February for a murder committed in January 1980. He has been on death ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/009/2012

Brazil: Further information: Indigenous community have days ...
1 February 2012

The Laranjeira Ñanderu indigenous community, including over 80 children and 30 elderly people, is at risk of eviction from an area they claim as ancestral ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/003/2012

Canada: Court decision in Kilwa Massacre case denies right ...
1 February 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: AMR 20/002/2012. 1 February 2012. Court decision in Kilwa ...

Public Statement       AMR 20/002/2012

Dominican Republic: Submission to the UN Human Rights ...
1 February 2012

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SUBMISSION TO THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE 104TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE, 12 ...

Report       AMR 27/001/2012