Amnesty’s annual report, also known as the Amnesty International Report, presents the state of the word’s human rights. It covers a full calendar year, from 1 January to 31 December, with individual entries on around 150 or so countries (the exact number varies from year to year), plus global and...
March 29, 2022
From a human rights perspective, 2021 was largely a story of betrayal in the corridors of power.
March 29, 2022
Reporting on human rights concerns in the Americas region during 2019 and covering 24 countries with a regional overview. “As we enter a new decade, we cannot afford for the governments of the Americas to keep repeating the mistakes of the past. Instead of restricting people’s hard-fought rights,...
February 25, 2022
Annual report on the state of the world’s human rights in 2021, covering 154 countries
January 6, 2022
This is a joint NGOs statement of more than ten organizations delivered at the 47th session of the Human Rights Council. It welcomes the High Commissioner’s continued leadership in highlighting the human rights impacts of climate change and calls for the Council to appoint a Special Rapporteur on...
June 21, 2021
Europe and Central Asia
In 2019 threats to the international system of human rights protection worsened. Safeguards were eroded as those who saw themselves as traditional champions of human rights in the region, including international and regional institutions and national governments, were increasingly compromised. At...
April 16, 2020
In 2017, the world witnessed a rollback of human rights. Signs of a regression were everywhere. Across the world governments continued to clampdown on the rights to protest, and women’s rights took a nosedive in the USA, Russia and Poland.
February 22, 2018
Human Rights Defenders and Activists
This oral statement sets out Amnesty International’s recommendations in relation to the Annual Report of the Special Procedures.
March 15, 2017
International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rights, warned Amnesty International as it launched its annual assessment of human rights around the...
February 24, 2016
Introductory remarks by Salil Shetty at the Annual Report 2015/16 Press Conference in London, 23 February 2016 FULL TEXT: Thank you for joining us to get our assessment of human rights in the world in 2015. The moment that describes the situation most clearly is the one that I can never forget from...
February 23, 2016
Amnesty International will release its Annual Report on the State of the World’s Human Rights on Wednesday 24 February 2016, along with new facts and figures, audiovisual material and other resources for media. The Annual Report provides a comprehensive overview of the state of human rights...
February 16, 2016