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

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19 April 2010

Alin Hilowle Hassan, director of Isha, a human rights organization in the Bay and Bakool region of southern Somalia, was captured at his home in Baidoa.

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19 April 2010

Insurgent groups have been condemned for killing 65 people in the recent bombings of a displaced people's camp, a school and a bazaar.

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18 April 2010

The images offer a glimpse into the daily lives of people housed in settlements since 2005's mass forced evictions.

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16 April 2010

The chemical company has been warned it cannot escape responsibility for the ongoing impacts of the 1984 gas leak by sponsoring an event that highlights water scarcity.

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15 April 2010

The Ukrainian authorities have vowed to ensure accountability for human rights violations in response to Amnesty International’s recommendations to the newly-elected president.

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15 April 2010

Those living alongside the country's railway lines have been told to pull down their structures and leave, or risk prosecution. Most are slum dwellers in Nairobi.

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15 April 2010

The first two men to be officially executed since 2005 had  been convicted by military courts of charges of 'collaboration' with the Israeli military and involvement in murder.

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15 April 2010

The writer was acquitted of charges of insulting the judicial authorities, after more than four months in detention.

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15 April 2010

The authorities have been urged to allow peaceful protests after police violently repressed another anti-government demonstration in Cairo this week.

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14 April 2010

It is feared that the young men, who disappeared from Swift Operation Squad detention in Port Harcourt a year ago, were extrajudicially executed.

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13 April 2010

If adopted, a vaguely worded draft decree will extend and deepen the already widespread censorship provided under the Public Emergency Regulations.

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13 April 2010

An appeal court is to decide whether to overturn a landmark ruling allowing the children of Samira Soueidan to obtain Lebanese nationality.

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10 April 2010

Activists from 18 countries call on Sudanese parties to ensure that the elections do not become a flashpoint for increased violence and human rights abuses.

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09 April 2010

Bashir Mutsolgov was dragged into a car by several armed men in December 2003. He has been missing ever since.

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09 April 2010

Hafez Ibrahim was sentenced to death in Yemen in 2005 at the age of 17. He was pardoned two years later after the organization campaigned on his behalf.

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09 April 2010

Hunger strikers protesting against their detention without trial are among those who have faced intimidation after visiting refugee camps in Algeria.

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09 April 2010

Members of human rights organization Social Action were stopped and detained earlier this month after leaving their office.

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09 April 2010

The government has begun a blanket suspension of the assessment of new claims by Afghan and Sri Lankan nationals.

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08 April 2010

Nida Khyani, a female Provincial Council member, was left in critical condition after being attacked in a drive-by shooting in Pul-e-Khumri.

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08 April 2010

Police and security forces urged not to use excessive force while restoring public order after three days of violent unrest.

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