Americas: Transforming pain into hope: Human rights defenders in the Americas
Human rights defenders in the Americas have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of human rights. However, as the clamour for human rights has grown in strength throughout the region, those at the forefront of these demands continue to be met with threats and violence. Those responsible are rarely brought to justice. Amnesty International urges governments throughout the region to fulfil their obligation to protect human rights defenders and to respect, protect and fulfil human rights for all.
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- Afghanistan: Joint call for an immediate end to attacks against human rights defenders and need for protection and accountability
- Canada: Letter to University of Toronto Faculty of Law and its International Human Rights Law Program (IHRP)
- Peru: Failed state of health: Health emergency in indigenous peoples of Espinar, Peru