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

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14 December 2009
The Nepali government must ensure that Major Niranjan Basnet is arrested immediately and transferred to a civilian court for trial for torturing Maina Sunuwar to death.
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14 December 2009
Amnesty International has expressed concern that the Democratic Society Party has been closed and 37 of its members have been banned from politics for five years.
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11 December 2009
People living on the land in Chihuahua State, northern Mexico, have been intimidated and attacked for six years. Last week, a woman was shot and injured at her home.
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11 December 2009
Residents of Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, have been given a deadline of 15 December to leave or they will be removed and relocated elsewhere in Iraq.
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11 December 2009
A European Court of Human Rights ruling has called for the release of Belarusian opposition activist and musician Igor Koktysh, detained in Ukraine since 2007, pending extradition to Belarus.
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10 December 2009
To mark World Human Rights Day, Amnesty International spoke to three women who put their lives on the line in defence of human rights.
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10 December 2009
Lebanese national 'Ali Hussain Sibat and another unidentified man, could be executed at any time if their sentences are upheld by the appeal and Supreme Courts.
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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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