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Americas: The continent in which we want to live: a message from Amnesty International to the people of the Americas

, Index number: AMR 01/001/1994

This document is to be sent to all heads of state who will be attending the "Americas Summit", convened by President in Miami on 9/10 December 1994. The summit meeting will discuss issues such as development, trade and democracy. Human rights are not explicitly on the agenda. This document is AI's attempt to bring human rights concerns into the broad discussion and to ensure the inclusion of human rights as a priority in the region for the next ten years. It covers all AI's human rights concerns in the Americas and includes a 10-point program for the free and full exercise of human rights in the region.

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