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

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06 August 2008
Salim Hamdan, a Yemeni national, has been convicted by a panel of six US military officers of "providing material support for terrorism", but acquitted of &q
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05 August 2008
Matt Pollard, Amnesty International’s latest trial observer atthe recent military commission hearings at Guantánamo Bay, gives a sense of what it was like
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01 August 2008
Journalists based in Beijing have told Amnesty International that the organization's website together with several others have been unblocked in the Olympics media v
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30 July 2008
The International Olympic Committee has said that there won't be uncensored internet access at Olympic media venues.
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29 July 2008
Amnesty International is appalled by the mass execution of 29 men in Tehran’s Evin Prison on 27 July 2008. Their deaths brought the number of executions carrie
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28 July 2008
Foreign journalists working from the Olympics press centre in Beijing are unable to access amnesty.org, as Amnesty International prepares to launch a new report evalua
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25 July 2008
As the country's government and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) prepare to enter power-sharing talks, Amnesty International says that human right
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23 July 2008
The Chinese authorities say they will now not free the housing rights activist when his four-year prison sentence expires on 26 July. Amnesty International demands he
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22 July 2008
The former Bosnian Serb leader could be handed over to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Netherlands either this weekend or early ne
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22 July 2008
A Tunisian journalist has been released eight months after he was arrested.
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18 July 2008
Duygu Ozge Bayar is still wanted by the Turkish authorities after she and members of her choir were accused of spreading propaganda for an outlawed separatist group.
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18 July 2008
Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo has applied for the issuance of an arrest warrant against Omar El Bashir for 10 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and wa
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17 July 2008
Thursday 17 July marks the tenth anniversary of the Rome Statute, the treaty that led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court.
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17 July 2008
Amnesty International has launched a new website for people to have their say about the human rights situation in China in the countdown to the Beijing Olympics.
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15 July 2008
Reacting to the release of a video publicly showing Canadian citizen Omar Khadr being questioned at the US detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Amnesty International
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15 July 2008
Amnesty International welcomes the fact that the Italian magistrates have held individuals accountable for the brutalities that occurred in the Bolzaneto detention f
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15 July 2008
Amnesty International has expressed its deep concern to the prime minister of Japan about the detention of two Greenpeace activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, wh
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14 July 2008
The family of an Iraqi hotel receptionist who died after being tortured over a period of 36 hours while detained by UK troops in Basra, Iraq, will be paid compensati
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12 July 2008
A global day of action on Saturday 12 July used human aerial artto remind the Chinese authorities of their Olympic human rightspromises.
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09 July 2008
With one month until the Beijing Olympics, Amnesty International Secretary General Irene Khan writes a five-point appeal to Hu Jintao.
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