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

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11 September 2008
Mohamed Erraji was sentenced to two years for “lack of respect due to the King”. His conviction is reported to be related to an article he published on an
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05 September 2008
As Condoleezza Rice becomes the first US Secretary of State to visit Libya in 55 years, Amnesty International urges the US government to make human rights an integra
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15 August 2008
Amnesty International has described as scandalous the Israeli army's account of firing a tank shell that killed Reuters cameraman Fadel Shana as a "sound"
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22 July 2008
A Tunisian journalist has been released eight months after he was arrested.
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11 April 2008
Eight men convicted of undermining the monarchy in Morocco last year have been released after they were pardoned by the King. 
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27 March 2008
The editor of an Egyptian daily newspaper was been sentenced to six months in prison on Wednesday for writing about the health of the President.
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20 March 2008
A Moroccan who was jailed for creating a Facebook profile of a prince has been released from prison.
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27 February 2008
A 26-year-old IT engineer has been given a three-year prison term and fined 10,000 dirhams (US$1,320) for creating a profile of Morocco's Prince Moulay Rachid on Fac
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22 February 2008
At least 14 Libyans were arrested just over a year ago for planning a peaceful demonstration to mark the anniversary of the Benghazi events when security forces killed
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04 July 2007

The release of journalist Alan Johnston is welcome news for all those who campaigned over the last 114 days for his release. It is also good news for the people

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03 May 2007
2006 was a year in which killings of reporters and media staff reached historic levels. All of society pays the price when journalists are killed with impunity and cen
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21 February 2007
Egyptian blogger Karim Amer is standing trial for his writings criticizing Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, Islam and President Husni Mubarak. His trial resumes
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20 February 2007
Egyptian blogger Karim Amer is standing trial for his writings criticizing Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, Islam and President Husni Mubarak. His trial res
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16 January 2007
Iranian student activist and blogger Kianoosh Sanjari has been released from prison after over two month's detention.
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03 May 2006
Since the beginning of the war in Iraq in March 2003, more journalists have been killed in that country than anywhere else in the world.
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03 May 2004
The freedom of the press is an essential element of the protection of human rights.
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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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