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

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28 July 2009
The evictions appear to have been carried out as part of the government of Kenya's plans to build a new road, the Northern Bypass.
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28 July 2009
he human rights crisis in Iran is deepening daily and next week’s expected inauguration of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term as president may spark further
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24 July 2009
Thousands of activists in over 105 countries will participate in a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to demonstrate solidarity with those whose human rights are being
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24 July 2009
Yuri Samodurov and Andrei Yerofeev face up to five years in prison after organizing a Moscow art exhibition. Artists and writers have sent a letter expressing their co
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23 July 2009
A Brazilian organization has thanked Amnesty International after an action by the organization brought safety to a peasant farmer and land rights activist.
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23 July 2009
Up to 200 people from an informal settlement in the Harare suburb of Gunhill in Zimbabwe face being forcibly evicted without being given adequate notice or any consu
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22 July 2009
Usra al-Hussein’s imprisonment for almost a year, may have been related to her efforts to communicate with an international organization regarding the detention conditions of her husband.
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22 July 2009
The Czech Republic finally ratified the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday.
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22 July 2009
Thirty six Iranian Army officers, a French student, activists, journalists and lawyers are among those detained as waves of arrests and killings continue unabated in I
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21 July 2009
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations should ensure that its newly established human rights mechanism has the necessary powers to do its job properly.
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20 July 2009
A "Day of Action" for the people of Gambia will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday in 12 different locations around the world including West Africa, US, U
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20 July 2009
Monday 20 July marks exactly four years since Ziad Ramadan was arrested by the Syrian authorities, in whose custody he remains detained without charge or trial.
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17 July 2009
The families dismantled their homes after three years of government harassment and intimidation, with no choice but to accept inadequate compensation rather than have
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17 July 2009
The death follows the publication of an Amnesty International report detailing human rights violations committed by French police officers.
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16 July 2009
The abduction and murder of the prominent activist is a "consequence of the impunity that has been allowed to persist by the Russian and Chechen authorities.&quot
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15 July 2009
A Palestinian imprisoned for 15 years for a murder he has always denied committing was released on Monday after being granted a presidential pardon.
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15 July 2009
Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has had his professional license revoked by the Justice Bureau of Beijing Municipality.
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14 July 2009
The fate of the detainees, who could have faced the death penalty if found guilty, remains undecided after their trial was postponed.
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