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

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02 September 2008
Amnesty International urges the Thai government to respect human rights and to remove restrictions on free speech contained in the emergency decree.
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08 August 2008
Twenty years after the brief flowering of people power in Myanmar, however, little has improved for the millions of people still suffering under repressive rule.
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30 July 2008
The International Olympic Committee has said that there won't be uncensored internet access at Olympic media venues.
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28 July 2008
Foreign journalists working from the Olympics press centre in Beijing are unable to access amnesty.org, as Amnesty International prepares to launch a new report evalua
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23 July 2008
The Chinese authorities say they will now not free the housing rights activist when his four-year prison sentence expires on 26 July. Amnesty International demands he
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17 July 2008
Amnesty International has launched a new website for people to have their say about the human rights situation in China in the countdown to the Beijing Olympics.
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02 May 2008
Sri Lanka is a conflict where journalists face unjustified restrictions on reporting and there are very few established facts.
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22 April 2008
Nepal's threat to use violence to prevent anti-China protests when the Olympic torch reaches Mount Everest has been condemned by Amnesty International.
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31 March 2008
Three people in Myanmar were sentenced to prison for giving water to monks on the street.
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24 March 2008
Over 400 people were arrested in Nepal on Monday as the authorities clamped down on peaceful demonstrations against Chinese human rights abuses in Tibet.
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18 March 2008
While streets in the Tibetan capital are reported to be quiet and empty, there are continued reports of unrest in neighbouring Chinese provinces with large populations
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13 March 2008
The Chinese authorities have engaged in a number of troubling crackdowns on activists and minority groups in the past week.
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05 February 2008
A number of journalists in Sri Lanka have received death threats in the wake of knife attacks on two journalists in the past eleven days.
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25 January 2008
Political activists continue to be imprisoned in Myanmar, according to new research by Amnesty International. There have been 96 arrests since 1 November 2007.
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07 January 2008
Amnesty International's Secretary General told a meeting of NGOs in Bangladesh that the organisation is in the country to push for reform that will have a lasting im
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10 December 2007
The International Olympic Committee must ensure that human rights concerns are addressed in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics.
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10 December 2007
When the Elders meet in South Africa to begin marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, one notable figure will be missing.
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28 November 2007
The Myanmar government continues to detain monks and dissidents, despite government assurances that no more arrests would be carried out.
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20 November 2007
Pakistan is continuing to arrest journalists and others across the country, contrasting with government announcements that thousands of protesters have been released f
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16 November 2007
People around the world took to the streets on Thursday to call for the restoration of human rights and justice in Pakistan. 
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