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

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20 September 2013

Member states of the United Nations General Assembly must demand that Sudan’s President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir surrender to the International Criminal Court.

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16 September 2013

Questions and answers about the International Criminal Court trial of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and former broadcaster Joshua arap Sang on charges of crimes against humanity.

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09 September 2013

The Kenyan authorities must cooperate fully with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ensure justice is done for the victims of the 2007-8 post-election violence.

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23 August 2013

Warring parties in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo must step up efforts to protect civilians from attacks.

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29 July 2013

The government of Cote d’Ivoire has failed to properly investigate evidence of human rights abuses linked to the killings at Nahibly displacement camp in the west of the country just over a year ago.

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11 June 2013

New satellite imagery and eyewitness testimonies from rebel-held areas in Sudan’s Blue Nile State show that Sudanese military forces have resorted to brutal scorched earth tactics to drive out the civilian population.

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07 June 2013

A new briefing explores continuing human rights abuses in Mali five months on from the French army’s intervention in the country.

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23 May 2013

Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its flagship annual report.

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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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