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Mexico: Further information: No charge for social media posts
22 September 2011

Two Mexicans who had been detained and charged with terrorism and sabotage after being accused of posting messages on Twitter and Facebook ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/057/2011

Haiti: Justice for all! Justice now! End impunity for crimes ...
22 September 2011

Postcard       AMR 36/009/2011

USA: Further information: Georgia executes Troy Davis
22 September 2011

Troy Davis was sentenced to death in 1991 for the murder of a police officer and has been on death row since then. He was executed by lethal injection ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/082/2011

Colombia: 'This is what we demand, justice!': Impunity for ...
21 September 2011

Sexual violence is endemic to Colombia's long-running armed conflict. Members of all the warring parties have sexually abused and exploited women ...

Report       AMR 23/018/2011

Colombia: Impunity for conflict-related sexual violence against ...
21 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA BRIEFING. Index: AMR 23/028/2011 EMBARGO: 21 September 2011, 05:01 Hs GMT (01:01 Hs Bogotá Time). ...

PressItem       AMR 23/028/2011

Dominican Republic: Migrants rounded up, deported
21 September 2011

At least 80 Haitian migrants have been rounded up and arbitrarily expelled from the Dominican Republic. Other Haitian migrants are also at risk of being ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/004/2011

Brazil: Out of the shadows: End militia violence and extortion ...
21 September 2011

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Postcard       AMR 19/011/2011

Colombian authorities fail survivors of sexual violence ...
21 September 2011

A new Amnesty International report says the rights of survivors of sexual violence to truth, justice and reparation are being denied by the authorities.

Report Abstract      

Mexico: Eight men from Mexican family "disappeared"
20 September 2011

Eight men from the same family in Chihuahua state, Mexico, have not been heard from since they were detained in June this year by armed uniformed ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/056/2011

Mexico: Further information: Further threats for migrants' rights ...
19 September 2011

Migrants' rights defenders working at a migrants' shelter in Tenosique, Southern Mexico have been threatened and intimidated by state police and members ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/055/2011