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

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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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02 October 2008
Forty years ago, the Mexican army opened fire on students peacefully demonstrating in Tlatelolco, Mexico City, on 2 October 1968.
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24 September 2008
Troy Davis received a stay of execution on Tuesday less than two hours before he was due to be put to death by lethal injection in Georgia.
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08 August 2008
Convicted of  “providing material support for terrorism”, the Yemeni national was sentenced to five and a half years in prison at the first US milita
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06 August 2008
Matthew Pollard, Amnesty International's legal advisor, describes the Guantánamo hearings and discusses the reasons for his being in Guantánamo.
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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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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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18 April 2008
The US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the state of Kentucky's lethal injection procedures are constitutional.
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18 March 2008
Guatemala's first ever trial for enforced disappearances began last week.
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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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31 October 2007
Three men who escaped the death penalty joined forces in New York to campaign for a global abolition of this irreversible punishment. 
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17 October 2007
On 17 October a year ago, US President George W. Bush signed into law the Military Commissions Act of 2006. A law that turned flawed executive policy into flawed domes
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21 February 2007
On 28 February, a Miami judge ruled that Jose Padilla was fit to stand trial. The trial is set to begin on 16 April.
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