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

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20 March 2009
At least six inmates have died this year, amid increasing reports of torture by police officers or bullying by fellow prisoners.
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10 March 2009
The Chinese authorities' failure to address the long-standing grievances of the Tibetan people, has fuelled protests that have continued over the past 12 months.
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05 January 2009
Two men wrongfully convicted of the murder of trade union leader Chea Vichea, have been released on bail after nearly five years in prison.
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23 December 2008
Two men convicted of the murder of a trade union activist after a seriously flawed criminal investigation and a grossly unfair trial will have their case heard by the
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10 December 2008
Irene Khan writes about the continuing human rights issues around the world as Amnesty International celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Hu
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26 September 2008
Amnesty International confirmed on Friday that one of the seven prisoners of conscience freed this week, U Win Htein, was re-arrested a few hours after his release.
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16 September 2008
An anti-government activist leader in Myanmar remains at risk of torture following her arrest last Wednesday.
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26 June 2008
To mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Amnesty International members and supporters are taking action around the world.
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20 June 2008
Mohammed Jawad and Omar Khadr were under 18 at the time of their detention by the US military in Afghanistan. Their pre-trial hearings resumed this week.
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25 January 2008
Political activists continue to be imprisoned in Myanmar, according to new research by Amnesty International. There have been 96 arrests since 1 November 2007.
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23 January 2008
At the end of Amnesty International's visit to Bangladesh, Irene Khan looks back on what the mission encountered there and what it means for human rights.
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21 January 2008
Europe's leaders have the chance to urge President Pervez Musharraf to end human rights violations in Pakistan when he visits Europe this week.
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16 January 2008
Thousands join worldwide protests marking the sixth anniversary of the first transfers of detainees to Guantánamo on 11 January.
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07 January 2008
Amnesty International's Secretary General told a meeting of NGOs in Bangladesh that the organisation is in the country to push for reform that will have a lasting im
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10 December 2007
The International Olympic Committee must ensure that human rights concerns are addressed in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics.
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10 December 2007
When the Elders meet in South Africa to begin marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, one notable figure will be missing.
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28 November 2007
The Myanmar government continues to detain monks and dissidents, despite government assurances that no more arrests would be carried out.
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09 November 2007
Amnesty International has obtained disturbing first-hand accounts from Burmese monks who witnessed the brutal attack on a monastic training school on 25 September.
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02 November 2007
In a display of courage, Buddhist monks have once again staged peaceful protests in Myanmar. 
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19 October 2007
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