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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...
United States of America Armed Groups

USA: Life, liberty and the pursuit of human rights: A submission to the UN Human Rights Committee for the 109th session of the Committee (14 October to 1 November 2013)

The USA ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in June 1992. Two decades later, the USA is failing to live up to its human rights obligations on a range of issues. This submission highlights a number of concerns under domestic law and practice, from long-term isolation...
United States of America Death Penalty

USA: Capital deficit: A submission on the death penalty to the UN Human Rights Committee for the 109th Session of the Committee (14 October to 1 November 2013)

An opportunity for scrutiny of the application of the death penalty in the USA comes in October 2013, when the USA’s human rights record will be reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Committee. As outlined in this report, the US administration has been somewhat economical with what it has...
Mozambique Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Mozambique: Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee: 109th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Committee (14 October – 1 November 2013)

Amnesty International submits this briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee ahead of its examination of Mozambique’s initial report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This submission highlights concerns about persisting impunity for...
Ethiopia Human Rights Defenders and Activists

Ethiopia: The 2009 Charities and Societies Proclamation as a serious obstacle to the promotion and protection of human rights in Ethiopia: Amnesty International’s written statement to the 20th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

The 2009 Ethiopian Charities and Societies Proclamation places excessive restrictions on the work of human rights organisations. The law has had a devastating impact on human rights work, both in terms of the practical obstacles it creates for human rights defenders, and in exacerbating the climate...