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

China: Release supporters of Hong Kong protests

The Chinese authorities must release all those detained for peacefully showing support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Read more »

An avoidable tragedy

In October 2013 Hassan Wahid had no choice but to embark, with his wife and four daughters, on a dangerous boat journey across the Mediterranean. Their boat was one of two shipwrecks that sank that month. Hassan and his wife survived; their daughters have never been found. Read more »

The death toll in the Mediterranean rises while Europe looks the other way

A year on from the Lampedusa shipwrecks, which claimed more than 500 lives, a new report highlights how the shameful inaction of EU countries has contributed to the deaths of thousands.   Read more »

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Fiji authorities must urgently investigate allegations that a man was severely beaten by army officers after he had sent a series of angry text messages to Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, Amnesty International said. 

New research

A year on from the Lampedusa shipwrecks, which claimed more than 500 lives, a new report highlights how the shameful inaction of EU countries has contributed to the deaths of thousands.  

Ukrainian and rebel forces must immediately end indiscriminate attacks in residential areas, Amnesty International said after at least nine civilians were killed in strikes on a school and a bus in Donetsk.

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