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February 1, 2013

The Haitian authorities must urgently move to prevent illegal and violent evictions of people living in makeshift camps and take meaningful steps to provide them with appropriate housing, said Amne...

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January 15, 2013

The threatened forced relocation of a Shi'a community living in temporary shelter in East Java is yet more evidence of the continuing discrimination against religious minorities in Indonesia, said...

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January 10, 2013

Three years after the Haiti earthquake, hundreds of thousands of people are still living in fragile shelters with severe lack of access to water and sanitation, and now forced evictions have been a...

Press Release
December 17, 2012

Amnesty International said today that authorities in Paraguay must ensure all those responsible for the deaths of 11 peasants and six police officers in Curuguaty last June are investigated, includ...

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