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

23 June 2010

Tres años de cárcel para abogado sirio de derechos humanos

Tres años de cárcel para abogado sirio de derechos humanos

Issue

Activists 
Detention 
Freedom Of Expression 
Trials And Legal Systems 

Country

Syria 

Region

Middle East And North Africa 

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News

18 September 2014

Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods including beatings, shootings and rape... Read more »

19 September 2014

The Guatemalan government is fuelling the fires of conflict by failing to consult local communities before awarding mining licences to companies.

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19 September 2014

A Thai court’s decision to uphold a 10-year prison sentence given to an editor and social activist for allegedly insulting the royal family continues the relentless erosion of... Read more »

19 September 2014

Ireland’s latest guidelines on abortion are mere window-dressing that will confuse health professionals and endanger women’s lives and rights.

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19 September 2014

The Egyptian authorities are putting at risk the life of a jailed activist, whose health has sharply deteriorated after more than 230 days on hunger strike, by denying him... Read more »