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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Americas: Transforming pain into hope: Human rights ...
7 December 2012

Human rights defenders in the Americas have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of human rights. However, as the clamour for human ...

Report       AMR 01/006/2012

Mexico: Victims' family burgled, in danger
6 December 2012

Five members of a family in western Mexico were subjected to enforced disappearance in the early 1970s. The rest of the family have been seeking ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/076/2012

Mexico: Prisoners of conscience released
29 November 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AI Index: AMR 41/074/2012 29 November 2012 Mexico: Prisoners of Conscience released ...

Public Statement       AMR 41/074/2012

Mexico: Further information: Protestors threatened with ...
26 October 2012

On 24 October 2012, a protest camp of communal landowners and striking miners was destroyed and burnt outside La Platosa silver mine in La Sierrita ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/071/2012

Mexico: Activist leader and wife killed in Mexico
25 October 2012

An environmental activist leader and his wife have been killed in Chihuahua state, northern Mexico. This event follows a pattern of death threats and ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/070/2012

Mexico: Known abusers, but victims ignored: Torture and ill ...
11 October 2012

Reports of torture and ill-treatment have risen sharply in Mexico during the militarized campaign of President Calderon's administration to combat ...

Report       AMR 41/063/2012

Mexico: Authorities urged to tackle “torture epidemic” – Facts ...
11 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA BRIEFING. AI Index: AMR 41/065/2012. EMBARGO: Thursday 11 October 2012, 16 ...

PressItem       AMR 41/065/2012

Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic | Amnesty ...
11 October 2012

In 2011, Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) received 1669 reports of torture and ill-treatment by police and security forces.

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Amnesty International | Mexico: Authorities urged to end ...
11 October 2012

The Mexican authorities must take decisive action to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture and ill treatment documented across the country ...

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Mexico: Migrants at risk of harm
5 October 2012

On 3 October, at least 40 irregular migrants (those without travel documents) crossing Mexico were kidnapped from a freight train, allegedly by a criminal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/069/2012