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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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The US NSA and the UK GCHQ want to listen in on all: Time ...
29 August 2013

Recent revelations about the nature and extent of surveillance activities by the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries raise serious ...

Report       IOR 41/018/2013

UK must account for its actions to repress Guardian reporting ...
20 August 2013

Pressure placed on the Guardian newspaper by UK authorities to destroy documents represents a threat to freedom of expression, the right to information ...

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Amnesty International | UK: Detention of Guardian journalist's ...
18 August 2013

A Guardian newspaper journalist's partner detained today while in transit at a London airport is clearly a victim of unwarranted revenge tactics, targeted ...

Press Release      

Afghanistan/UK/USA: End secrecy of detainee transfers
2 July 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index ASA 11/008/2013. 02 July 2013. Afghanistan/UK/USA: End ...

Public Statement       ASA 11/008/2013

Obituary: Christopher Keith Hall, 1946-2013 | Amnesty ...
27 May 2013

Amnesty International paid tribute today to Christopher Keith Hall, a long-serving senior legal adviser at the organization, who died, aged 66, after a battle ...

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United Kingdom: Briefing to the UN Committee Against Torture
24 April 2013

This briefing summarizes Amnesty International's current concerns about the UK's failure to comply with some of its obligations under the UN Convention ...

Report       EUR 45/002/2013

Amnesty International | World powers urged to support a ...
12 March 2013

Arms supplied by the world's major powers are among those contributing to the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives and blighting the livelihoods of ...

Press Release      

Major powers fuelling atrocities: Why the world needs a robust ...
12 March 2013

Every year, thousands of people are killed, injured, raped and forced to flee from their homes as a result of abuses and atrocities committed with ...

Document       ACT 30/001/2013

The 'big five' in Arms Trade Treaty negotiations
11 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA BRIEFING. 11 March 2013 AI Index: ACT 30/017/2013. The 'big five' in Arms Trade Treaty negotiations. ...

PressItem       ACT 30/017/2013

Wire, March/April 2013. Vol. 43, issue 02
1 March 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Not forgotten: A return to South Sudan 3) Enough! Time for a strong Arms Trade Treaty 4) We're unlocking the truth about ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/2013