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

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09 December 2009
Blog written for Amnesty International by Shaimaa, the wife of human rights defender Musaad Suliman Hassan Hussei.
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09 December 2009
Blog written by Talib Yakubov, the father-in-law of prisoner of conscience Azam Farmonov.
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09 December 2009

Tunisian nationals Adel Ben Mabrouk and Riadh Nasseri are suspected of having committed terrorism-related crimes in Italy prior to being held at the US detention centre.

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08 December 2009
The Philippine authorities should immediately establish a clear and short timetable for an end to martial law in the country’s restive Maguindanao province.
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08 December 2009
The Russian authorities must stop persecuting human rights activists and instead channel their efforts into investigating those responsible for their murders.
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08 December 2009
The Nepali government must immediately pursue the arrest of an army major accused of torturing a 15-year-old girl to death.
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08 December 2009
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08 December 2009
Amnesty International has condemned an execution in Saudi Arabia that saw a 22-year-old man beheaded and then crucified.
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08 December 2009
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07 December 2009
Leonor Martínez has been subjected to violence and received death threats for her work with a civil society group.
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07 December 2009
Former prisoner of conscience Bu Dongwei spent over two years in a Chinese Re-education through Labour (RTL) camp until his release in July 2008.
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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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07 December 2009
Amnesty International has condemned the excessive use of force by Iranian security forces that saw scores of protesters beaten and detained during student-led demonstrations.
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07 December 2009
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04 December 2009
An Amnesty International delegation in Honduras talked to human rights activists about the hidden crisis affecting the Central American nation.
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04 December 2009

A European Court of Human Rights’ judgement said that Kamel Daoudi’s expulsion would put him at risk of incommunicado detention and torture and would be a human rights violation.

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04 December 2009
The prisoners, who include 17 women, are said to have had their death sentences ratified by the Presidential Council, the final step before executions are carried out.
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03 December 2009
An Amnesty International delegation also found cases of over 40 people whose whereabouts are still unknown. These human rights violations follow a massacre during a political protest in September.
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03 December 2009
Amnesty International's delegation has documented many cases of abuse including killings following excessive use of force, arbitrary arrests of demonstrators by security forces and indiscriminate, unnecessary use of tear gas.
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03 December 2009
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