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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Record number of UN member states back call for global end ...
19 December 2014

A record number of countries have thrown their weight behind a key UN General Assembly resolution calling for a moratorium on executions with a view ...

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Amnesty International | UN: 'Virtual stampede' of states rush to ...
19 December 2014

A flurry of activity by UN member states to sign and ratify the global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) before it enters into force next week is another clear sign ...

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Ecuador: Indigenous peoples' community at risk
18 December 2014

The Yanua kim Indigenous community in the Zamora Chinchipe province, south-eastern Ecuador, fear for their safety after one of their leaders was ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/004/2014

Ukraine: Couple abducted by separatists, lives at risk
18 December 2014

A married couple were abducted by armed men on 30 November in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Their whereabouts are unknown, and their ...

Urgent Action       EUR 50/047/2014

Joint open letter on the prosecution of Shayam Brang Shawng
18 December 2014

In this joint open letter Amnesty International, Fortify Rights, the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic, Human Rights Watch, the ...

Open Letter       ASA 16/030/2014

USA: further information: Three weeks left for governor to ...
18 December 2014

The outgoing Illinois Governor has until 11 January to decide if he will grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez. She is serving a sentence of life ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/062/2014

Amnesty International | UK: 'Over-arching inquiry' into Iraq ...
18 December 2014

Today's conclusion in London of the Al-Sweady inquiry into allegations that British soldiers mistreated nine Iraqi detainees after a battle near the town ...

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Amnesty International | Record number of UN member states ...
18 December 2014

A record number of countries today threw their weight behind a key UN General Assembly resolution calling for a moratorium on executions with a view ...

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International Migrants Day: Rights of migrants under attack ...
18 December 2014

The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe as they face economic exploitation, discrimination and racism in a range of countries.

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Israel: further information: Murad Shtewi convicted for peaceful ...
18 December 2014

An Israeli military court has convicted human rights defender Murad Shtewi of participating in and organizing protests against the closure of the main ...

Urgent Action       MDE 15/038/2014