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

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27 August 2010

Around 280 Roma were returned to Romania and Bulgaria this week, as part of a plan to return around 800 people by the end of August.

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03 August 2010

At least 70 families living in an informal settlement in Belgrade, many of whom fled there after being forcibly evicted from other sites, could be left homeless again if the demolition goes ahead.

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23 July 2010

Amnesty International calls on President Nicolas Sarkozy to work to combat discrimination against Roma and Travellers, ahead of a meeting to discuss "problems" relating to their "behaviour".

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08 April 2010

Police and security forces urged not to use excessive force while restoring public order after three days of violent unrest.

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09 March 2010

Prime Minister Robert Fico has announced a proposal to take the children from the settlements where they live and place them in boarding schools.

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12 January 2010
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the use of these abusive and discriminatory powers is illegal.
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19 December 2009
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07 December 2009
Petition delivered to world leaders as they gather at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this week.
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04 August 2009

A Romani woman was shot dead in the village of Kisléta in Eastern Hungary, early Monday morning.

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28 May 2009
Amnesty International’s Secretary General has called on the G-20 grouping that brings together the world’s leading economies to lead by example and show
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02 April 2009
Eight of the world's leading NGOs urge the G20 leaders to take long-term decisions in the interests of people and the planet this week.
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31 March 2009
The Roma people living under the Bacula overpass in the North of Milan, Italy, were forcibly evicted on Tuesday by local authorities.
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11 December 2008
Eyewitness statements present mounting evidence of police beating and ill-treating peaceful participants of anti-government demonstrations.
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06 October 2008
As World Habitat Day focuses on the state of the housing rights situation across the globe, here are case studies from cities in Cambodia, Brazil, Italy, Israel and An
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