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Mexico: Further information: Mexican human rights defenders ...
25 November 2011

A new threat has been received by two human rights defenders in Tehuacán, Puebla state, Mexico. This is the third harassment they have faced this ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/076/2011

Mexico: Brother of witness receives death threat
24 November 2011

The brother of a witness to an alleged extrajudicial execution in the town of Puerto de San Felipe, Baja California state, northern Mexico, has received ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/075/2011

USA: Further information: Governor imposes moratorium on ...
23 November 2011

The Governor of Oregon has blocked an imminent execution – which would have been the first in this US state since 1997 and only the third since 1962 ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/096/2011

Through Our Own Eyes: The Sawhoyamaxa and Yakye Axa ...
23 November 2011

THROUGH OUR OWN EYES THE SAWHOYAMAXA AND YAKYE AXA The Yakye Axa and Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous communities are living by ...

Document       AMR 45/003/2011

Mexico: Evicted community at risk
22 November 2011

Guatemalan authorities have forcibly evicted a community that was living in northern Guatemala. The 300 inhabitants have fled over the border to Tabasco ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/074/2011

Argentina: Indigenous leader killed in Argentina
22 November 2011

Indigenous leader Cristian Ferreyra has been killed by two security guards working for a landowner. He was a member of Lule Vilela indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 13/006/2011

Colombia: Efforts to discredit human rights lawyers' collective ...
22 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AMR 23/034/2011. 22 November 2011. Colombia: Efforts to discredit ...

Public Statement       AMR 23/034/2011

USA: Further information: Idaho carries out first execution ...
21 November 2011

On the morning of 18 November 2011, the US state of Idaho carried out its first execution in 17 years, and only its second since 1957. Paul Rhoades, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/095/2011

Brazil: Indigenous leader killed
21 November 2011

Around 100 Guarani-Kaiowá people are encamped on their ancestral lands: on 18 November 2011 40 gunmen attacked the camp, killing an Indigenous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/018/2011

Colombia: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Letter ...
18 November 2011

PUBLIC DOCUMENT AI Index: AMR 23/032/2011 Amnesty International November 2011 Colombia (16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence ...

Document       AMR 23/032/2011