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Killings and Disappearances

Remembering the world’s disappeared in 2009

Rosendo Radilla was 60 when he was forcibly disappeared in August 1974. A social activist and former mayor of Atoyac municipality, Guerrero state, Mexico, he was last seen in a military barracks, days after he was detained at a roadblock. Fellow detainees reported that he had been tortured. As in...
Europe and Central Asia Asylum

Greece: Amnesty International’s Submission to the Committee of Ministers in the M.S.S. and Rahimi Groups of cases v. Greece (Applications no. 30696/09 and no. 8687/08)

This briefing is submitted in advance of the 1383rd meeting (September 2020) (DH) of the Ministers’ Deputies on the execution of judgments. In light of Greece’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as other provisions of international human rights and refugee...
Slovakia Discrimination

Slovakia: Written Submissions on Behalf of the Intervener to the European Court of Human Rights Between: M.H. and Others (Applicants) and Slovakia (Respondent) and Amnesty International (Intervener) Application No 14099/18

This case concerns an obligation to carry out an effective investigation into allegations of discriminatory ill-treatment as required by the procedural aspect of Article 3 in conjunction with Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’). Amnesty International provides legal...
Armed Conflict

UN Economic and Social Council: Commission on the Status of Women: Fifty-third session, 2-13 March 2009: Item 3 (a) (i) of the provisional agenda [joint statement 1]

In this statement the NGO Working Group of Women, Peace and Security welcomes the decision of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women to review progress towards “Equal participation of women and men in decision-making processes at all levels.” The Group now advocate for full and...