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

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13 December 2011

Two students were killed when Mexican police used force to break up a protest blocking a motorway in the south of the country.

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13 December 2011

Former Panamanian General Manuel Noriega has been extradited back to Panama, but must still face justice for his full role in human rights violations.

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12 December 2011

For decades, families have sought justice for hundreds victims of a 1981massacre at El Mozote in El Salvador.

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28 November 2011

Four members of Colombia's security forces have been killed while being held by guerillas, a possible war crime.

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22 November 2011

Brazil's authorities must address indigenous land claims to prevent future violent attacks on indigenous communities.

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04 November 2011

Fourteen Mexican soldiers have been given lengthy prison sentences over the killing of civilians at an army checkpoint in 2007.

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27 October 2011

The Uruguayan government has revoked a controversial 1986 law that shielded officials from prosecution for crimes against humanity.

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27 October 2011

Decades after Argentina's military dictatorship ended, the latest in a series of trials has brought former officials to justice for crimes against humanity.

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16 August 2011

An armed ambush that killed a judge near Rio de Janeiro highlights the city's high level of criminality and police corruption.

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16 August 2011

Guatemalan presidential candidates are urged to commit to protecting and improving human rights ahead of elections in September.

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04 August 2011

Authorities urged to ensure that when the country's former leader is extradited by France he is tried for human rights abuses during his 1980s rule.

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03 August 2011

After a TV presenter was shot dead in the Dominican Republic, authorities must do more to protect journalists who face threats.

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14 July 2011

The family of disappeared priest Michael Woodward are challenging the dropping of murder and torture charges against former officials.

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01 July 2011

Uruguay finally has a green light to investigate dozens of cases of human rights abuses from its period of military rule three decades ago.

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17 June 2011

Guatemala's authorities are called on to fully investigate alleged political killings ahead of September's elections.

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08 June 2011

European countries are pressed to extradite or prosecute Guatemalan former officials over alleged human rights abuses.

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01 June 2011

Impunity abounds in Aragua, Venezuela, as local police officers are suspected of killing seven members of one family

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23 May 2011

The mother of Sheldon Gary Davis tells how he was killed by Jamaican security forces while in their custody, during the 2010 state of emergency.

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20 May 2011

Following a dramatic 49-49 vote Uruguay's Parliament has failed to annul the effects of a controversial 1986 amnesty law.

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17 May 2011
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