July 18, 2006
Since 2001 over 2,200 women and girls have been murdered in Guatemala and the rate of murders is on the increase. Between 1 January 2006 and 5 May according to police statistics 229 women and girls were killed.
October 12, 2005
USA: Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch joint study -- The Rest of Their Lives: Life without Parole for Child Offenders in the U.S.
A new study by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International finds that thousands of children in the U.S. have been sentenced...
February 27, 2005
The Governor of the state of Chihuahua in Mexico said recently that international attention on the situation in Ciudad...
November 29, 2004
USA: Excessive and lethal force? Amnesty International's concerns about deaths and ill-treatment involving police use of Tasers
In the past three years, more than 70 people are reported to have died in the USA and Canada after being struck by M26 or...