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Canada: Court decision in Kilwa Massacre case denies right ...
1 February 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: AMR 20/002/2012. 1 February 2012. Court decision in Kilwa ...

Public Statement       AMR 20/002/2012

Amnesty International | Canada urged to arrest and prosecute ...
12 October 2011

Amnesty International today urged Canadian authorities to arrest and either prosecute or extradite former US President George W. Bush for his role in ...

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Canada urged to arrest and prosecute George W. Bush ...
12 October 2011

Failure by Canada to take action during a visit by the former US President would violate the UN Convention against Torture.

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Canada/USA: Visit to Canada of former US President George ...
12 October 2011

Amnesty International considers that there is enough material in the public domain – even if one were to rely only upon information released by United ...

Report       AMR 51/080/2011

Amnesty International | Syria: Campaign to silence protesters ...
4 October 2011

Syrian protesters in Europe and the Americas have been systematically monitored and harassed by embassy officials and others believed to be acting ...

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Campaign to silence Syrian protesters overseas revealed ...
3 October 2011

A new Amnesty International report says that activists in Europe and the Americas highlighting abuses in Syria have been harassed and intimidated.

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Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011

Development must not trump indigenous rights in the ...
4 August 2011

Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.

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Canada: Amicus Curiae: Case of the Hul'qumi'num Treaty ...
1 August 2011

Amnesty International has long been concerned by the failure of Canadian authorities to protect Indigenous land rights in manner consistent with ...

Report       AMR 20/001/2011

USA must address Omar Khadr rights violations following plea ...
25 October 2010

US authorities urged to address human rights violations committed against Canadian national in spite of him pleading guilty to the charges against him ...

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