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

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08 April 2009
Algerians go to the polls on Thursday to vote for their next president.
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08 April 2009
Hundreds of people held in a government-backed witch hunt in Gambia have been released without charge.
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08 April 2009
A series of simultaneous press conferences were held in seven African countries on Wednesday to warn that millions of people in Darfur face death and disease.
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07 April 2009
Alberto Fujimori, the former President of Peru, has been convicted of a series of human rights violations.
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07 April 2009
At least 20 people are still held in detention in Egypt after peaceful protests on Monday.
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07 April 2009
Amnesty International has said that both the Israeli and Palestinian sides must fully cooperate with the UN's fact-finding mission.
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07 April 2009
The government of Bangladesh has sought and received UN assistance in its efforts to investigate and prosecute crimes against humanity and other serious violations o
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06 April 2009

Far-right groups organized a march through the Roma-populated area in Přerov in the Czech Republic on Saturday.

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02 April 2009
Francisco José Fadul, a Court President and former Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, was beaten by military personnel at his home in Bissau in the early hours
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02 April 2009
Eight of the world's leading NGOs urge the G20 leaders to take long-term decisions in the interests of people and the planet this week.
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02 April 2009
A Chinese environmental activist and writer is currently detained on suspicion of "inciting subversion of state power".
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02 April 2009
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01 April 2009
A prominent Russian human rights activist who has long been critical of the government has been assaulted near his Moscow home.
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01 April 2009
The Israeli army has dismissed as "hearsay" the testimonies of soldiers who served in Gaza during the recent 22-day military offensive and who gave chillin
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31 March 2009
The Roma people living under the Bacula overpass in the North of Milan, Italy, were forcibly evicted on Tuesday by local authorities.
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30 March 2009
One of Cambodia's most notorious suspected killers still alive finally faces trial for crimes committed while he was a Khmer Rouge commander 30 years ago.
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27 March 2009
Four detained border guards have died in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.
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27 March 2009
Officials involved in opening Guatemala's police archives and members of their families have been threatened and attacked in recent days.
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27 March 2009
Calls for a humanitarian truce between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan Armed Forces grow as fighting intensifies and the number of cas
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26 March 2009
The US immigrant-detention population has surged in the past decade, resulting in a lack of due process that has driven some detainees to attempt suicide.
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