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Argentina: Further information: Two children attacked by ...
11 November 2011

The son and grandson of Félix Díaz, the leader of the Toba Qom indigenous community of La Primavera, Argentina, were attacked by men with guns ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/005/2011

Mexico: Inés Fernández Ortega and Valentina Rosendo Cantú ...
10 November 2011

Inés Fernández Ortega and Valentina Rosendo Cantú were raped by Mexican soldiers in 2002. No one has ever been brought to justice for the crimes ...

Document       AMR 41/050/2011

Mexico: Human rights defenders receive threat
10 November 2011

Six members of Comité Cerezo, a human rights organization in Mexico City, Mexico, have received a threat by email.

Urgent Action       AMR 41/072/2011

Brazil: Forced Evictions in Rio de Janeiro
10 November 2011

Open Letter       AMR 19/017/2011

Brasil: Remoções Forçadas no Rio de Janeiro
10 November 2011

Open Letter       AMR 19/017/2011

Voices of victims: Testimonies from victims of enforced ...
9 November 2011

Enforced disappearance is a dehumanising practice which has long-lasting and damaging consequences for both the disappeared person and his or ...

Document       IOR 51/009/2011

Finland: Further investigation into USA rendition flights ...
9 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 20/001/2011. 9 November 2011. Finland: Further investigation ...

Public Statement       EUR 20/001/2011

USA: Execution of mentally ill man in Ohio imminent
9 November 2011

A 66-year-old man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia is facing imminent execution in Ohio, after nearly three decades on death row. Convicted ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/091/2011

USA: 'Heads I win, tails you lose'. Government set to pursue ...
8 November 2011

The US administration has selected six detainees, from among the 171 men still held at Guantánamo, who it wants to see executed. One of the six, 'Abd ...

Report       AMR 51/090/2011

Mexico: Women's rights organization raided in Mexico
8 November 2011

On 3 November, there was a raid on the office of Consorcio Oaxaca, a women's rights organization in Oaxaca state, south west Mexico. There is fear ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/071/2011