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

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03 October 2012

Far from bringing security to the region, the SPLA and the police auxiliary forces have committed shocking human rights violations.

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20 September 2012

As conflict continues in Mali, civilians are on the receiving end of horrific abuses including amputations, sexual violence and extra-judicial executions.

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08 August 2012

Threats against human rights defenders and journalists are on the rise amid fighting in DR Congo's North Kivu province.

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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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11 July 2012

An armed group known as M23 have driven back the Congolese government army in North Kivu, putting civilians at risk.

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02 July 2012

The Arms Trade Treaty negotiations in New York are an acid test for political leaders to agree rules leading to the end of irresponsible arms transfers.

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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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11 June 2012

A new Amnesty International report documents how a steady flow of arms supplies to the DR Congo enable serious human rights violations.

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07 June 2012

The humanitarian crisis is worsening for half a million people displaced by fighting in Sudan and tens of thousands of refugees in South Sudan.

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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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16 May 2012

Fighting in northern Mali has displaced hundreds of thousands of people and led to dozens of human rights violations.

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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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19 April 2012

Amnesty International is calling on the DRC to arrest Bosco Ntaganda and hand him over to the ICC to face trial without further delay.

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02 April 2012

Tuareg and Islamist armed groups in northern Mali have taken control of the cities of Kidal, Gao and Timbuktu amid a military coup in the country.

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27 March 2012

One year after the most violent battle of the post-election conflict in Côte d'Ivoire, authorities must cooperate fully with an ICC probe into human rights abuses.

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08 March 2012

The Lord's Resistance Army leader is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes as documented by the Kony 2012 campaign.

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23 February 2012

Bombings by Malian government forces in the north of the country are killing civilians in violation of international humanitarian law.

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23 February 2012

A recent surge in military operations in Somalia increases civilians’ vulnerability to attacks and displacement.

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16 February 2012

Fighting in northern Mali has left dozens dead and caused thousands of refugees to flee to neighbouring countries.

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16 February 2012

The UN Security Council broke months of silence this week on Sudan's conflicts in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

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