Indigenous peoples

La justicia para las victimas debe primar en debate de la ONU sobre Bolivia

Las víctimas de las violaciones de derechos humanos cometidas en el pasado, especialmente durante los gobiernos militares y autoritarios que detentaron el poder entre 1964 y 1982, tienen derecho a obtener verdad, justicia y reparación, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional.  

Líderes indígenas hondureños pueden ser encarcelados injustamente

Las autoridades de Honduras deben retirar los cargos infundados contra tres líderes indígenas procesados cuya sentencia se conocerá mañana. Los ataques contra defensores y defensoras de los derechos humanos han aumentado en Honduras en el periodo previo a las elecciones presidenciales de noviembre, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional. Las autoridades de Honduras deben retirar los cargos infundados contra tres líderes indígenas procesados cuya sentencia se conocerá mañana.

Honduras. Des dirigeants indigènes risquent d'être injustement emprisonnés

Les autorités honduriennes doivent abandonner les poursuites, fondées sur des accusations fallacieuses, engagées contre trois dirigeants indigènes dont le procès se termine vendredi 20 septembre. Alors que l'élection présidentielle de novembre approche, les défenseurs des droits humains sont de plus en plus souvent victimes d'attaques dans ce pays, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les autorités honduriennes doivent abandonner les poursuites, fondées sur des accusations fallacieuses, engagées contre trois dirigeants indigènes dont le procès se termine vendredi 20 se

Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment

Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow. There have been increasing attacks against human rights defenders in the country ahead of presidential elections in November, Amnesty International said. Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow.

Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment - 19 septiembre 2013

Headline Title:  Honduran Indigenous leaders at risk of unfair imprisonment Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow. Authorities in Honduras must drop spurious charges against three indigenous leaders who will receive a verdict in their trial tomorrow. Media Node:  Honduras En un golpe de vista:  Human rights in HondurasHonduras is one of the poorest countries in the Americas, with 60% of the population living in poverty, and 39% in extreme poverty.In the 1980s around 200 people were forcibly disappeared by Honduran security forces.According to the United Nations, in 2011 the country registered the highest homicide rate in the world, at 91.6 per 100,000 populationOnly 20% of all criminal cases are investigated. Story Location:  Honduras 13° 3' 16.2216" N, 84° 27' 46.4076" W “Defending human rights in Honduras has become a life-threatening activity with Indigenous leaders protecting their peoples’ rights, being particularly vulnerable to attack. ” Fuente:  Nancy Tapias Torrado, Researcher on Human Rights Defenders in the Americas at Amnesty International. URL:  Honduras: Indigenous leaders face unjust charges Descripción:  Urgent Action, 12 September 2013 URL:  Honduras: Human rights activists abducted in Honduras Descripción:  Urgent Action,30 July 2013 URL:  Honduras: Amnesty International condemns the recent killings of people defending justice, equality and human rights Descripción:  Urgent Action, 29 July 2013 URL:  Honduras: Peasant farmers face death claiming land Descripción:  Urgent Action, 30 May 2013 URL:  Americas: Transforming pain into hope: Human rights defenders in the Americas Descripción:  Report, 7 December 2012

Le Brésil doit de toute urgence mettre fin à l’impunité de la police et défendre les droits des peuples autochtones

« En dépit de tous les progrès accomplis au Brésil sur le plan économique au cours de la décennie écoulée, la violence est endémique, et la réaction actuelle, loin de permettre de combattre le problème, aggrave en fait la situation », a déclaré Salil Shetty, secrétaire général d’Amnesty International, au terme d’une visite officielle dans ce pays. « En dépit de tous les progrès accomplis au Brésil sur le plan économique au cours de la décennie écoulée, la violence est endémique, et la réaction actuelle, loin de permettre de combattre le

Terminar con la impunidad policial y promover los derechos de los pueblos indígenas deben ser las prioridades de Brasil

“A pesar de los avances económicos conseguidos por Brasil en los últimos diez años, la violencia sigue siendo endémica y la respuesta que se le está dando en la actualidad no sólo no la reduce, sino que de hecho agrava la situación", ha dicho el secretario general de Amnistía Internacional, Salil Shetty, al término de su visita oficial al país.   “A pesar de los avances económicos conseguidos por brasil en los últimos diez años, la violencia sigue siendo endémica y la respuesta que se le está dando en la actualidad no sólo no la reduce, sin

Ending Police Impunity and Promoting Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Must Be Brazil’s Priorities

“Despite all the economic progress made in Brazil over the last decade, violence is endemic and the current response is not only failing to reduce the violence, it is actually exacerbating the situation,” said Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty as he completed an official visit to the country. “Despite all the economic progress made in Brazil over the last decade, violence is endemic and the current response is not only failing to reduce the violence, it is actually exacerbating the situ

Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous Peoples must be Brazil’s priorities - 9 agosto 2013

Headline Title:  Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous Peoples must be Brazil’s priorities “Despite all the economic progress made in Brazil over the last decade, violence is endemic and the current response is not only failing to reduce the violence, it is actually exacerbating the situ Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty completes an official visit to Brazil. Media Node:  salil Twitter Tag:  brazil Story Location:  United Kingdom 13° 6' 39.1212" S, 51° 11' 46.6404" W See map: Google Maps

Brazil's Indigenous Peoples' long, painful wait to go home - 9 agosto 2013

Headline Title:  Brazil's Indigenous Peoples' long, painful wait to go home Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty marks Indigenous Peoples Day with a visit to Brazil. Amnesty International’s General Secretary Salil Shetty marks Indigenous Peoples Day with a visit to Brazil. Media Node:  salil Twitter Tag:  brazil Story Location:  Reino Unido 15° 17' 23.4168" S, 47° 6' 33.75" W See map: Google Maps “There is no justification for the Brazilian government’s delay in restoring lands to Indigenous communities.” Fuente:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International Secretary General URL:  Indigenous peoples in Argentina: “We are strangers in our own country” URL:  Bangladesh must restore land rights of Indigenous People URL:  Ecuador: Inter-American Court ruling marks key victory for Indigenous Peoples

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