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

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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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23 November 2009
At least 21 civilians have been killed in the southern province of Maguindanao. These are the first reported killings linked to national elections to be held in May 2010.
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20 November 2009
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20 November 2009
Amnesty International has learned that the Danish government has invited Sudanese President al Bashir to attend a meeting in Copenhagen on climate change in December.  
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20 November 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed a decision by Russia's Constitutional Court that brings the country a step closer to abolishing the death penalty.
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20 November 2009
Chinese authorities must stop the harassment and arbitrary detention of dozens of human rights lawyers and activists who were targeted during US President Obama’s visit.
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20 November 2009
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19 November 2009
A magazine and its editor have agreed to pay S$405,000 (Approximately US$290,000) following a fine by the country’s highest court for alleged defamation.
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19 November 2009
Amnesty International condemns the failure of Egypt's military appeals court to overturn sentences imposed on leading members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization after unfair trials.
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18 November 2009
Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan has warned the Australian government not to squander a unique opportunity to right historic wrongs.
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18 November 2009
Two men have died in one week after they were allegedly beaten by police officers. Amnesty International has called for full and independent investigations into their deaths.
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18 November 2009
Amnesty International has urged newly re-elected President Hamid Karzai to prioritize human rights and the rule of law in his second term.
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