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

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02 February 2011

Authorities urged to protect the right to peaceful protest as clashes erupt with organized groups of pro-government supporters attacking protesters in Cairo and across Egypt.

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01 February 2011

The army must continue respecting peaceful protest as people across the country hold their biggest demonstration yet.

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31 January 2011

Government action against Al Jazeera and its journalists are attempts to close down reporting of street protests and the free flow of information.

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31 January 2011

A slideshow of images from throughout Egypt's mass anti-government demonstrations that started on 25 January 2011.

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28 January 2011

Authorities urged to act to prevent further deaths of protesters, amid continuing nationwide protests against poverty, police abuse and corruption.

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28 January 2011

Tawakkol Karman received a death threat from a high-ranking official for her role in the continuing demonstrations in the country.

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27 January 2011

Amnesty International reveals how security forces used disproportionate force to disperse protesters and in some cases fired on fleeing protesters and bystanders.

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26 January 2011

Reports of ongoing demonstrations in Egypt today follow a day of protest that saw at least three deaths, beatings of detainees and 500 protesters arrested.

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24 January 2011

Demonstrations against unemployment, police abuses and corruption are planned in Egypt, but opposition activists have reportedly been threatened with arrest.

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24 January 2011

Yemeni activists detained in anti-government protests this weekend tell Amnesty International they fear the authorities' crackdown on freedom of expression will worsen amid growing calls for reform.

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24 January 2011

Amnesty International's human rights plan urges new government to make fundamental and lasting reforms of the country's repressive security and justice system.

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20 January 2011

New caretaker government frees some of those detained during the rule of the country's recently ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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18 January 2011

Amnesty international has condemned the death sentence imposed on a man found guilty of sectarian killings in Egypt and called on the authorities there to stop circumventing the criminal justice system by using emergency courts.

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17 January 2011

Amnesty International has reiterated its call on the Tunisian authorities to respect human rights amid a renewed wave of anti-government protests across the country today.

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Amnesty International condemns the Bahraini authorities' forcible removal of a peaceful protest camp in the centre of the capital Manama that has reportedly left three people dead.

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