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

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20 March 2009
Amnesty International has called on other European governments to follow Ireland's lead in offering to accept a small number of Guantánamo detainees who the U
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13 March 2009
All three are reported to have been beaten and otherwise ill-treated while in detention. Two have already been detained for four years.
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24 February 2009
UK resident Binyam Mohamed has been released from detention in Guantánamo Bay and allowed to return to the UK.
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18 February 2009
The decision could give the UK government the green light to start deporting people to countries where they will be at risk of serious human rights abuses.
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26 January 2009
A coalition of human rights organizations is calling on EU foreign ministers to help by offering humanitarian protection to detainees at risk of torture or other seri
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18 December 2008
On International Migrants Day, new footage reveals the appalling state of a French detention centre for irregular migrants off the coast of Africa and shows how Europe
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17 December 2008
The European Parliament has honoured a jailed Chinese dissident in absentia with its top human rights award.
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17 December 2008
Three detainees were released on Tuesday from the Guantánamo detention camp to their homes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but three others remain.
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20 October 2008
The Turkish Minister of Justice has accepted the responsibility of the state in the case of Engin Çeber who died after being held at the Metris Prison in Ista
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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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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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03 June 2008
European Court of Human Rights strongly supports allegations that Aminat Dugaeva and Kurbika Zinabdieva were abducted by Russian servicemen.
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02 June 2008
The first female judge to work at the High Court in Pakistan, Majida Razvi; a young Brighton-based Zimbabwean, Alois Mbawara; and Murat Kurnaz, released from Guant&aac
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14 May 2008
Parliamentarians present US government officials with an Amnesty International declaration endorsed by over 1,200 of their counterparts worldwide.
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20 February 2008
A flight instructor wrongly accused of training the hijackers of planes used in the 11 September 2001 attacks in the USA has won his appeal.
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01 February 2008
Europe has taken a further step towards protecting people who have been trafficked with the entry into force of a new convention.
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25 January 2008
The Belarusian youth activist, Zmitser Dashkevich, has been released early from Sklou prison in Belarus.
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25 January 2008
Judit Arenas writes from the World Economic Forum in Davos about talking to those that can take steps to improve human rights – not just governments, but also co
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25 January 2008
Amnesty International activists and lawyers will lead a demonstration outside Downing Street in London on Saturday to protest against the serious human rights abuses
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18 January 2008
It is now six years since six men were illegally transferred from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Guantánamo, where they remain in indefinite detention.
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