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
Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting civilians. And yet the world’s politicians have miserably failed to protect those in greatest need. Amnesty International believes that this can and must finally change.
February 25, 2015
Amnesty International will release its Annual Report on the State of the World’s Human Rights on Wednesday 25 February 2015. The Annual Report provides a comprehensive overview of the state of human rights globally, including country-by-country breakdown and analysis. Further information to...
January 8, 2015
Censorship and Freedom of Expression
Indonesia assumed the chair of ASEAN and in May was elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a third consecutive term. The government strengthened the national police commission but police accountability mechanisms remained inadequate. The security forces faced persistent allegations of human...
May 24, 2012
Perpetrators of gross human rights violations committed during the Indonesian occupation of East Timor (1975-1999) remained at large. There were reports of human rights violations, including ill-treatment, by security forces. Levels of domestic violence remained high.
May 24, 2012
The first four months of 2011 witnessed an unprecedented surge of ordinary people speaking up for their rights and demanding change. But the authorities’ repressive attempts to silence these voices through arrests and detentions, ill-treatment and prison sentences continued. Civilians paid a heavy...
May 13, 2011