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

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17 April 2013

The UN Security Council and African Union (AU) must take immediate action to halt indiscriminate attacks in Southern Kordofan.

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20 March 2013

A new Amnesty International report says that reckless and illegal arms supplies from Europe, Africa and China continue to fuel grave human rights abuses in the country.

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19 March 2013

The US and Rwandan authorities must ensure that Bosco Ntaganda’s rights are protected pending his transfer to the ICC, where he can face a fair trial for war crimes.

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06 March 2013

No one knows the global arms trade’s devastating effects more vividly than those who live and work on the front lines of armed conflict and in areas ravaged by small arms violence. 

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26 February 2013

A repressive cycle of widespread human rights violations by the armed forces is making reconciliation in Côte d'Ivoire ever more elusive.

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11 February 2013

Halting the use of child soldiers in conflicts is just one of a series of compelling reasons for states to adopt a strong Arms Trade Treaty.

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16 January 2013

Today’s announcement that the ICC will open an investigation into crimes under international law committed in Mali's conflict is a crucial step towards justice.

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18 December 2012

The International Criminal Court has acquitted former Congolese armed group leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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23 November 2012

Côte d’Ivoire must ensure Simone Gbagbo is surrendered to The Hague immediately to comply fully with the ICC Prosecutor's investigation into crimes against humanity.

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23 November 2012

The 16 Days of Activism campaign includes country actions from around the world to convey the global dimension of gender-based violence and militarism.

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19 November 2012

As fighting escalates in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, all sides must take steps to safeguard civilians from attack.

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02 November 2012

Dozens of men and boys have been reportedly shot by Nigerian security forces as an Amnesty International report slammed human rights violations by the security forces in response to Boko Haram violence.

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01 November 2012

The brutal actions of Nigeria's security forces in response to Boko Haram's campaign of terror are making an already desperate situation even worse.

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14 September 2012

The Egyptian government should immediately withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, and arrest him if he travels to Cairo.

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05 September 2012

Mauritania should have surrendered Abdullah al-Senussi to the ICC instead of extraditing him to Libya.

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20 July 2012

A new ICJ ruling has found that Senegal must immediately prosecute former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré.

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18 July 2012

Mali has referred the situation in the country to the ICC, indicating that its own national authorities are unable to prosecute war crimes.

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12 June 2012

Arms supplies to the DRC continue to fuel unlawful killings, rape, looting and abductions.

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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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02 May 2012

Violent clashes in the North Kivu region of DR Congo have caused at least three deaths and prompted thousands of civilians to flee the area.

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