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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi are true inspirations ...
10 October 2014

Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, praises the two human rights defenders declared as winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize ...

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Pakistan: Further information: Guard shoots mentally ill ...
3 October 2014

Blasphemy prisoner Mohammad Asghar has been shot and wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan. He is recovering in hospital, but his lawyers fear ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/014/2014

Amnesty International | Pakistan: Malala arrests must lead to ...
12 September 2014

Today's arrest of the suspects in the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai offers an important opportunity for the authorities to address their poor ...

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The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014

Pakistan: Impunity marks International Day of the Victims of ...
29 August 2014

On the eve of the annual International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Amnesty ...

Public Statement       ASA 33/013/2014

Pakistan: Ahmadiyya community attacked, three killed
30 July 2014

A mob burned down the homes of a small Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan's Punjab province on 27 July, after a resident was accused of blasphemy ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/011/2014

Amnesty International | Pakistan must investigate Inter ...
30 May 2014

Amnesty International calls for an investigation into military spy agency on the third anniversary of the abduction and killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem ...

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Pakistan: Open letter to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif: Joint ...
29 May 2014

Three years ago today, journalist Saleem Shahzad was abducted a short distance away from his Islamabad home and later found dead, his body bearing ...

Open Letter       ASA 33/010/2014

Pakistan: Human Rights lawyer shot dead in his office: Rashid ...
19 May 2014

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. The killing is likely linked to his legal ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/009/2014

Pakistan: Abducted political activist at risk of death
19 May 2014

Zahid Baloch, Chairman of the Baloch Student Organisation-Azad (BSOA) was abducted in Quetta, Balochistan, on 18 March. His family do not know ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/008/2014