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

Libya: ‘Rule of the gun’ amid mounting war crimes by rival militias

Lawless militias and armed groups on all sides of the conflict in western Libya are carrying out rampant human rights abuses, including war crimes, according to a new briefing from Amnesty International. Read more »

Brazil: Killers of community leader must be brought to justice

The fourth anniversary of the killing of an outspoken community leader in Maranhão state must be a wake-up call to the Brazilian government to urgently address increasing violence in the region. Read more »

UK: Notorious rendition-to-torture case allowed to go to trial

 The onus is on the UK government to answer allegations for its role in the Abdul Hakim Belhaj rendition case. Read more »

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The fourth anniversary of the killing of an outspoken community leader in Maranhão state must be a wake-up call to the Brazilian government to urgently address increasing violence in the region.

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Lawless militias and armed groups on all sides of the conflict in western Libya are carrying out rampant human rights abuses, including war crimes, according to a new briefing from Amnesty International.

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