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

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15 January 2009
Five people were killed during riots in Mongolia last July. Ten police officers were arrested and charged with premeditated murder but have since been released on bail
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15 January 2009
At least 900 Palestinians have so far been killed, as more foreign weaponry and other military equipment is being used to fuel the fighting.
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15 January 2009
Papua's High Court has extended the prison sentences of 11 protesters who were appealing their conviction merely because they displayed a banned flag. 
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15 January 2009
Israeli army shells are reported to have struck a United Nations compound in Gaza City on Thursday morning, injuring three people.
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15 January 2009
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14 January 2009
As evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity mounts daily in Gaza, there are growing calls for an investigation into the conduct of all parties to the confl
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14 January 2009
Authorities in Shanghai detained a prominent female activist on Monday and assigned her to seven days administrative detention.
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14 January 2009
Zimbabwean human rights activist Jestina Mukoko was abducted from her home by armed state security agents, at around 5am on 3 December 2008.
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13 January 2009
In a recent effort to clean up 'vulgar' internet content, the Chinese authorities have targeted many other sites including MSN, Baidu and Google.
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13 January 2009
The appeal hearing of 33 Tunisian workers and trade union activists has been postponed until 3 February.
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12 January 2009
Amnesty International has written to the United Nations Security Council calling for the establishment of full accountability for crimes committed in Gaza conflict a
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12 January 2009
Barack Obama is being urged to back up his pledge to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay by calling a halt to a military commission trial scheduled
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12 January 2009
A year into Alvaro Colom's term as Guatemala's President, more action needs to be taken to build on his promising commitments to improve human rights in the country.
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09 January 2009
The outgoing President of Ghana, John Kufuor, commuted all death sentences in the country.
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09 January 2009
Activists demand the closure of Guantánamo on the seventh anniversary of the first transfers of detainees to the US detention facility in Cuba.
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08 January 2009
Both Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters are endangering the lives of Palestinian civilians – including by using them as human shields, says Amnesty Intern
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08 January 2009
Professor John Evans Atta Mills must make human rights central to his political programme. In a new document, Amnesty International has highlighted seven key human rig
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08 January 2009
The Charities and Societies Proclamation law could criminalise the human rights activities of both foreign and domestic non-governmental organizations.
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08 January 2009
Detained without charge for six months, brothers Arash and Kamiar Alaei could now face up to ten years in prison for 'cooperation' with an 'enemy government'.
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08 January 2009
EU Foreign Ministers urged to pressure Israel to end attacks which are directed at civilians or civilian buildings in the Gaza Strip, and to allow much needed humanita
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