Poverty and public security are key human rights concerns for Jamaicans. In 2005, 63 people were killed for every 100,000 people. Last year, over 1500 homicides were reported.
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On 15 August, the Moscow Prosecutor General’s office refused to sign the indictment against Natalya Sharina and the case was sent back for further investigation. It is expected that Natalya Sharina’s house arrest will be extended on 26 August. She is a prisoner of conscience.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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