Category Archives: Americas

Miles de apátridas: la vergüenza de República Dominicana

Por Erika Guevara Rosas, directora para las Américas de Amnistía Internacional. Las declaraciones del ex-presidente de la República Dominicana, Leonel Fernández, en un artículo publicado el 19 de noviembre en El País, son un reflejo de la negligencia del gobierno … Continue reading

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Write a letter, change a life

In this issue of WIRE you’ll meet 12 very different people and communities. What they all have in common is that there is a real opportunity, right now, to make a positive difference in their lives. This December, for the … Continue reading

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National sovereignty vs human rights?

By Robin Guittard, Amnesty International Campaigner on the Caribbean. Faced with an Inter-American Court of Human Rights decision that recognized the suffering of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants, the only response that the Dominican Republic could … Continue reading

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Looking for a Leader in the Caribbean

By Robin Guittard, Caribbean campaigner at Amnesty International. Every year, Trinidad and Tobago becomes a paradise holiday retreat for thousands of people around the world. But in the twin island state, many women and men are living in hell as … Continue reading

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Solitary confinement is cruel and all too usual. Why is it only getting worse?

By Tessa Murphy, Campaigner on the USA at Amnesty International. The breathlessness was overwhelming. Standing in that small, dark cell, surrounded by nothing but three concrete walls, a dank toilet, a small sink, a thin mattress, a concrete slab and … Continue reading

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