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

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28 May 2012

Police in the Russian capital stopped an attempted Pride and detained dozens, including the event's organizers.

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24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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20 May 2012

Police in Kyiv failed to stop ultra-right hooligans from putting LGBT activists at risk and marring the city's first-ever Pride parade.

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18 May 2012

A spate of attacks on LGBTI activists points to endemic discrimination that needs to be dealt with in South Caucasus countries.

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23 April 2012

A new Amnesty International report exposes widespread discrimination against Muslims in Western Europe

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02 April 2012

New government measures allow police to round up and detain irregular migrants and asylum-seekers, including those suspected of carrying infectious diseases such as HIV.

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02 March 2012

In Moldova, four local councils have moved to ban demonstrations by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

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13 December 2011

Report exposes extent of identity checks by Spanish police based on ethnic and racial characteristics and the consequences for ethnic minorities.

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18 November 2011

A homophobic law proposed in Russia's second city would threaten freedom of expression and fuel discrimination.

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03 November 2011

Aleksandr Kalistratov sentenced to community service for distributing brochures which allegedly incited hatred against the Catholic Church.

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30 September 2011

Serbian authorities have bowed into pressure from right-wing extremists and cancelled Sunday's Belgrade Pride march. 

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12 August 2011

Serbian officials allow another forced eviction of Roma family in Belgrade

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26 July 2011

A bill designed to protect minority groups from discrimination has been rejected by the government.

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13 May 2011

Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.

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13 May 2011

Benelux must halt agreement which leaves Roma at risk of being forcibly returned.

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24 March 2011

The Hungarian authorities must act to aid victims of racially motivated attacks, Amnesty International said ahead of the Budapest trial tomorrow of four people suspected over a series of killings of Roma.

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22 October 2010

Amnesty International is calling on the new mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, to protect the right to peaceful assembly after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the city's recent banning of Pride marches was discriminatory

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08 October 2010

Amnesty International has urged the Belgrade authorities to stop forced evictions after Roma families, including 17 children and one pregnant woman, were evicted from their homes in the city.

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16 September 2010

World leaders urged to take urgent steps to uphold the rights of millions living in poverty in order to meet targets set by the Millennium Development Goals.

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13 September 2010

The Ministry of the Interior order provides specific instructions to police to undertake "a systematic dismantling of illegal camps" prioritizing those inhabited by Roma.

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