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

All News

Filter
17 April 2009
Delara Darabi, an Iranian woman convicted of murdering a relative when she was 17, is reported to be facing execution in the next few days.
""
17 April 2009
Four previously secret memorandums released by the new US administration give an insight into how its predecessor lost its legal and moral compass in turning to tort
""
17 April 2009
Four men arrested in recent days in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria have apparently been forcibly disappeared by police, leading to fears that they may have been t
""
17 April 2009
Around 100,000 desperate civilians still trapped in the conflict zone, require urgent humanitarian aid as reports emerge that food and medical supplies are running lo
""
17 April 2009
There can be no stability and security for the people of Chechnya, until those responsible for gross human rights abuses in the country over the last 10 years are brou
""
16 April 2009
Sakit Zahidov was considered a prisoner of conscience. It is thought that he was imprisoned to silence his critical reporting of the authorities.
""
16 April 2009
An Amnesty International delegation has arrived in Trinidad and Tobago to take part in the Summit of the Americas.
""
14 April 2009
The authorities in Bahrain released all 178 political prisoners on Sunday after they were pardoned by the King of Bahrain.
""
14 April 2009
The Chinese authorities have released a National Human Rights Action Plan that, in some areas, includes concrete targets for 2010.
""
14 April 2009
The Sudanese government executed nine people who may have been innocent on Monday.
""
10 April 2009
A year into its rule, the Maoist government has failed to live up to its commitments to improving women's human rights, including protecting women human rights defende
""
09 April 2009
Taiwan’s legislature has ratified two of the most important international conventions for the development of human rights.
""
09 April 2009
The authorities in Moldova have threatened to arrest a group of civil society activists who organized a peaceful demonstration, blaming them for the rioting that fol
""
09 April 2009
Twenty-five years after the massacre of thousands of Sikhs in India, the country's government has failed to bring to justice those responsible.
""
09 April 2009
Three senior leaders of the Sierra Leone rebel group, the Revolutionary United Front, were sentenced to long prison terms by the Special Court for Sierra Leone on We
""
08 April 2009

Denied their rights to housing, employment, healthcare and education, Roma are often victims of forced evictions, racist attacks and police ill-treatment.

""
08 April 2009
Algerians go to the polls on Thursday to vote for their next president.
""
08 April 2009
Hundreds of people held in a government-backed witch hunt in Gambia have been released without charge.
""
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.
""
07 April 2009
Alberto Fujimori, the former President of Peru, has been convicted of a series of human rights violations.
""