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

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02 February 2010
Muhammad al-Maqalih is thought to have been detained for his comments on the government's conduct in the ongoing conflict in the northern region of  Sa'da.
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02 February 2010
Amnesty International says it fears the authorities are planning to execute some or all of the nine before 11 February, the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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02 February 2010
Israel’s latest response to the UN on its investigations into alleged violations of international law by its forces in Gaza a year ago is totally inadequate.
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02 February 2010
Ivan Mikhailau had refused military service because bearing arms contradicts his religious beliefs.
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01 February 2010
Amnesty International has called on the Sri Lankan government to end its crackdown on journalists, political activists and human rights defenders following last week’s presidential election.
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29 January 2010
Amnesty International has urged the Malaysian authorities to drop politically motivated criminal charges of sodomy against Anwar Ibrahim, the country’s opposition leader.
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29 January 2010
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28 January 2010
Amnesty International has condemned the execution of two men arrested during protests that followed Iran's disputed presidential election last year.
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27 January 2010
A UN report names dozens of countries as undertaking secret detention or being complicit in it through international networks of detainee transfers and intelligence agencies.
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27 January 2010
Umida Akhmedova, whose work shows men, women and children carrying out everyday activities, was charged with slandering and insulting the Uzbekistani people and their traditions.
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26 January 2010
Porfirio Lobo, who takes office on Wednesday, has been urged to see that justice is done for the victims of abuses committed by the security forces following last June's coup d'état.
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26 January 2010
Amnesty International deplores the execution in Baghdad of ‘Ali Hassan al-Majeed, also known as Chemical Ali, for his involvement in one of the worst atrocities committed under the government of Saddam Hussain.
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26 January 2010
Women in Burkina Faso suffer discrimination in every area of their lives, with unequal access to education, health care and employment.
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26 January 2010
Human rights must not be compromised during reconciliation talks with the Taleban, Amnesty International said on the eve of a conference on deteriorating security conditions in the country.
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25 January 2010
Maternal death can be prevented. About a year ago, Amnesty International Burkina Faso was starting to plan the campaign and was already thinking of having a caravan to tour the country.
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25 January 2010
Ahead of an international high level meeting in London, Amnesty International has highlighted an increase in human rights abuses against those who criticize or oppose the government.
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25 January 2010
A brief summary of Amnesty International's assessment of the situation in the country.
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22 January 2010
Safiatou died while trying to reach a health centre after delivering her baby at home. Safiatou's story is one of 50 cases that Amnesty International’s researchers investigated in-depth.
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22 January 2010
A court has decided to transfer $45 million intended for victims of the 2006 toxic waste dumping scandal to a group falsely claiming to represent them.
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22 January 2010
Habibollah Latifi was sentenced to death in 2008 in connection with his links to a banned Kurdish organization.
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