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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

Colombia: Man who saw brother's murder threatened
8 November 2011

Gersaín Rodríguez witnessed his brother's murder by Colombian paramilitaries in January. His son and his nephew have been forcibly disappeared ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/031/2011

USA: First Idaho execution in 17 years imminent: Paul ...
4 November 2011

The US state of Idaho is scheduled to carry out its first execution since 1994, and only its second in more than half a century. Paul Rhoades is due to ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/089/2011

Guatemala: Two journalists threatened and in danger
4 November 2011

At the end of October, two journalists were threatened for reporting on the activities and arrests of members of a local citizen security group in Panajachel ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/015/2011

Mexico: Further information: Protesters at risk of unfair ...
1 November 2011

Community activists and members of an Indigenous community protesting against the construction of a wind farm in Oaxaca, southern Mexico, were ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/069/2011

Brazil: Reinforcing the International Campaign against Rio de ...
1 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 1 November 2011. Index: AMR 19/016/2011. Brazil: Reinforcing the ...

Public Statement       AMR 19/016/2011