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

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21 May 2009
A prominent Libyan political activist died in hospital in Jordan on Thursday following his release from detention in Libya just over two weeks ago.
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21 May 2009
20,000 people who live in Warri South and southwest local government area, in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, are caught in cross fire between the Joint Task Forc
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20 May 2009
US death row prisoner Troy Davis once again faces the prospect of an execution date.
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18 May 2009
The International Criminal Court announced on Sunday that the leader of the Darfur United Resistance Front will appear in Court on Monday.
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18 May 2009
The first ever Baltic Pride march in Riga, Latvia passed off successfully and peacefully - but there was violence at similar events in Russia and Poland.
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18 May 2009
The war in Sri Lanka is reaching its final hours following the reported admission of defeat by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
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15 May 2009
The Baltic Pride march due to take place on Saturday 16 May in Riga, Latvia, will go ahead after a ban against the event was lifted.
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15 May 2009
The Pakistani military and Taleban insurgents should immediately allow tens of thousands of civilians caught in the middle of ferocious fighting to leave.
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15 May 2009
Armed security forces used tear gas and shot at the offices of the Aden-based Arabic daily al-Ayyam in Yemen on Wednesday.
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14 May 2009
The remaining three of 18 political and human rights activists who were re-detained in Zimbabwe last week have all been released on bail.
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14 May 2009
The planned Baltic Pride march due to take place on Saturday in Riga, Latvia, has been banned.
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14 May 2009
Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces trial on Monday after an American man is alleged to have swum across the lake in front of her house and stayed there
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14 May 2009
The US administration moved on Thursday to block publication of photographs depicting abuse of detainees in US custody in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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14 May 2009
The Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) must allow tens of thousands of civilians to leave the 'No Fire Zone', Amnesty Internation
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13 May 2009
Amnesty International urged the UN Security Council to take action after at least 35 people were reported to have been killed in northern Sri Lanka in an attack on a
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13 May 2009
A lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride march planned to take place this weekend in Riga, Latvia has been thrown into doubt after local councillors att
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12 May 2009
US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi was released from jail in Iran on Monday following international and domestic protests at her detention.
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12 May 2009
Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were among five men beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
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11 May 2009
A blockade by security forces of the offices of a Yemeni newspaper, aiming to prevent distribution of copies of the paper, has entered its second week.
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