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

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23 June 2009
The Indonesian police carry out widespread abuse with impunity against criminal suspects and poor and marginalized communities, according to a new Amnesty Internatio
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23 June 2009
Togo has decided to abolish the death penalty following a unanimous vote by the national assembly.
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22 June 2009
Four young men accused of stealing pistols and mobile phones, have been sentenced to amputation on Tuesday by an ad-hoc court.
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22 June 2009
NGOs in over 90 countries organized activities to draw attention to the treaty, and the rapid rise in the human cost of armed violence.
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22 June 2009
Amnesty International is calling on the government of  Iran to stop using the Basij militia to police demonstrations with immediate effect. The call follows repor
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22 June 2009
Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai told Amnesty International's chief Irene Khan that the direction for reform had been set and committed to ensuring the im
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19 June 2009
Ayatollah Khamenei's televised address calls for an end to street protests against the outcome of the election and warns people that if they continue to take to the st
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19 June 2009
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19 June 2009
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19 June 2009
This morning’s speech by Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, indicates the authorities’ readiness to launch violent crackdowns if people con
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18 June 2009
In this editorial piece, Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan considers the consequences of Iran's 'stolen election', the government's abuse of human r
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18 June 2009
Amnesty International Secretary General Irene Khan concludes the organization's six-day high level mission to Zimbabwe, a country where serious and persistent human ri
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18 June 2009
As her high level mission to Zimbabwe concludes, Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan issues this public statement about the country's human rights sit
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17 June 2009
Demonstrations against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed election victory have spread to all corners of the country.
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17 June 2009
The Lithuanian parliament has passed a law that prohibits the discussion of homosexuality in schools and bans any reference to it in public information that can be v
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17 June 2009

The latest spate of racist attacks on over 100 Romanian people in Northern Ireland is part of a growing trend of discrimination against Roma people across Europe, Am

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16 June 2009
Public security police arrested a prominent human rights lawyer in Viet Nam on Saturday for "colluding with domestic and foreign reactionaries to sabotage the V
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15 June 2009
Thousands of demonstrators faced a violent response when they took to the streets in Iran on Saturday to protest against the announcement of the victory of incumbent
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