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

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30 November 2009
Amnesty International said that it was deeply worried about the safety of victims of and witnesses to a shooting at a military blockade that took place in Tegucigalpa.
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27 November 2009
Blog by youth activist Alyaksei Bondar.
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27 November 2009
Blog by Belarusian youth activist Ales Charnyshou.
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27 November 2009
Blog by Belarusian youth activist Mikhail Kryvau.
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27 November 2009
Blog written for Amnesty International by Belarusian youth activist Tatyana Tishkevich.
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27 November 2009
Belarusian youth activists sentenced to 'restricted freedom' for attending a peaceful protest have told Amnesty International how they were targeted by the authorities.
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27 November 2009
Amnesty International has urged the government to protect witnesses and safeguard vital forensic evidence, following the massacre of at least 57 people in Maguindanao province.
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27 November 2009

An Amnesty International delegation in Honduras monitoring the human rights situation around the presidential elections, has seen evidence suggesting an increased risk of excessive force by security forces.

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26 November 2009
Yousef Dheeb al-Hmoud was arrested at his home on 15 November. The authorities have not revealed where he is being held, why he was arrested or whether he will be charged.
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26 November 2009
Amnesty International has condemned the conviction of a dissenting Tunisian journalist who has been jailed for six months on trumped up charges after an unfair trial.
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25 November 2009
A proposal initiated by members of two Swiss parties will ask Swiss voters if they wish to add the sentence "The construction of minarets is forbidden" to the Constitution.
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25 November 2009
Following confirmation that remains recovered last week are those of British journalist Alec Collett, missing since 1985, Amnesty International has called for renewed efforts to reveal the fate of thousands abducted during the civil war.
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24 November 2009
In October, the Myanmar authorities arrested at least 10 political activists and journalists for trying to help survivors of Cyclone Nargis. Their whereabouts is unknown.
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24 November 2009
At least 130,000 people displaced by the war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam, have been held in camps under military control and deprived of their freedom of movement.
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24 November 2009
Amnesty International has urged the Philippine authorities to carry out a full investigation into a brutal attack in Maguindanao province that has left at least 46 people dead.
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24 November 2009
Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan has marked the completion of her visit to South Korea by issuing a statement at a press conference in Seoul.
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24 November 2009
The Tunisian authorities must immediately release a well known government critic, journalist Taoufik Ben Brik, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
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24 November 2009
Amnesty International has made a renewed call for the humane treatment of all detainees, following reports that captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit may be released in a prisoner exchange.
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23 November 2009
Huang Qi has been sentenced to three years in prison for his work on behalf of families of five primary school pupils who died when school buildings collapsed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
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