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

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29 April 2009
Those who watched Barack Obama take office on 20 January were part of a far-reaching celebration of the once seemingly impossible becoming reality.
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07 April 2009
Alberto Fujimori, the former President of Peru, has been convicted of a series of human rights violations.
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27 March 2009
Officials involved in opening Guatemala's police archives and members of their families have been threatened and attacked in recent days.
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05 March 2009
The International Criminal Court Prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, discusses the ICC's work in the wake of the court's decision to issue an arrest warrant for Sudan's Pr
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20 February 2009
Both Israel and Hamas used foreign-supplied weapons to attack civilians according to fresh evidence released by Amnesty International.
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16 February 2009
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group are reported to be responsible for the killing of 27 Indigenous Awá People in the department o
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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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05 December 2008
Those who executed and planned the massacre of 250 people in Dos Erres have never been convicted. The case has been paralysed by constant appeals, and shows no signs o
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20 November 2008
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch release a joint statement, after both were verbally attacked by President Uribe, for issuing reports in October criticizi
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04 November 2008
Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan is leading a mission to Chile to assess the country’s human rights situation.
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16 October 2008
Chile's Supreme Court jailed five retired military officials on Wednesday for involvement in the "Caravan of Death" – one of the cases for which Augu
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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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12 February 2008
The US government is seeking the death penalty against six “high-value” detainees at Guantánamo Bay charged on Monday.
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31 January 2008
Over a decade after the end of Guatemala's armed conflict, many of those responsible for its most brutal crimes continue to evade criminal prosecution.
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