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

Mali: Children paying a high price in ongoing conflict

Children accused of being members of armed groups in the conflict in Mali are languishing in adult jails while human rights abuses continue. Read more »

Syria: ‘Beheading’ of US reporter a war crime that highlights ‘chilling’ risk

The apparent execution-style killing by the Islamic State (IS) armed group of a US reporter who went missing in Syria constitutes a war crime. Read more »

Israel: Human rights access to Gaza imperative amid renewed exchange of fire

The resumption of Israeli air strikes and rocket fire from Gaza underscores the imperative need to grant human rights groups immediate access to monitor the situation. Read more »

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