Annual Report 2013
The state of the world's human rights

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14 May 2009
The planned Baltic Pride march due to take place on Saturday in Riga, Latvia, has been banned.
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14 May 2009
Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces trial on Monday after an American man is alleged to have swum across the lake in front of her house and stayed there
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14 May 2009
The US administration moved on Thursday to block publication of photographs depicting abuse of detainees in US custody in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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14 May 2009
The Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) must allow tens of thousands of civilians to leave the 'No Fire Zone', Amnesty Internation
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13 May 2009
Amnesty International urged the UN Security Council to take action after at least 35 people were reported to have been killed in northern Sri Lanka in an attack on a
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13 May 2009
A lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride march planned to take place this weekend in Riga, Latvia has been thrown into doubt after local councillors att
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12 May 2009
US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi was released from jail in Iran on Monday following international and domestic protests at her detention.
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12 May 2009
Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were among five men beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
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11 May 2009
A blockade by security forces of the offices of a Yemeni newspaper, aiming to prevent distribution of copies of the paper, has entered its second week.
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11 May 2009
The Malaysian authorities released three human rights activists from the Hindu Rights Action Force on Saturday 9 May. 
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11 May 2009
The horrific condition facing civilians in north eastern Sri Lanka has been described as a “bloodbath” by the United Nations.
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11 May 2009
A Greek government minister has pledged to secure justice for trade unionist Konstantina Kouneva after 22,000 people signed a petition to support her.
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08 May 2009
Amnesty International demanded the United States immediately conduct independent, credible, and transparent investigations into air strikes in western Afghanistan th
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08 May 2009
Under a new bill passed this week, people whose premises are used by a kidnapper to hold someone hostage, would also face the death penalty.
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08 May 2009
The Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has not delivered on the promises he made about human rights during his first year in power.
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07 May 2009
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07 May 2009
Nine activists working for two prominent human rights organizations in Guatemala have received dozens of death threats by SMS text messages.
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07 May 2009
The lives of migrants and asylum-seekers have been put at risk by a squabble between the Italian and Maltese authorities over their obligations to respond to maritim
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