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

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13 September 2010

Yusuf Sapakoly, 52, died of kidney failure after being refused access to adequate medical assistance by prison authorities.

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13 September 2010

Chen Guangcheng and his family have been kept under unofficial house arrest since he was released from prison last week after serving a four-year sentence.

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07 September 2010

Two men from Greenpeace found guilty of theft and trespass and sentenced to one-year jail terms, suspended for three years.

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03 September 2010

Three men who were tortured and jailed after their forced return from Australia, are at risk of further abuse when they are returned to prison from hospital.

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19 August 2010

RELA's Director-General says the civilian volunteer corps is aiming to expand its membership by a million agents by the end of the year.

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04 August 2010

Amnesty International has warned that 10 Malukan political activists detained by Indonesia’s special anti-terrorism police are facing a high risk of torture.

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23 July 2010

Hairat Niyaz was convicted on state security charges, apparently for warning the authorities over potential ethnic violence in Xinjiang province on the eve of the July 2009 riots.

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22 July 2010

Bar Association leaders arbitrarily detained in an apparent attempt to stifle legitimate and peaceful protest, as part of an ongoing government crackdown.

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19 July 2010

Alan Shadrake was arrested for criminal defamation after he published a book critical of the country's use of the death penalty.

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08 July 2010

Amnesty International is calling for the release of three award-winning Tibetan environmental activist brothers, two of whom were recently given lengthy prison sentences within a week of each other.

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11 June 2010

As the spotlight focuses on the world's greatest football tournament, Amnesty International highlights some of the human rights issues facing the host nation and calls on its government to protect all citizens and visitors from human rights abuse.

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09 June 2010

Tan Zuoren was jailed for trying to publicize the number of children who died in the 2008 disaster and the corruption that led to their deaths.

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27 May 2010

Amnesty International's annual assessment of the state of the world's human rights, details abuses in 159 countries and shows how power politics are worsening the situation.

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20 April 2010

The laws grant sweeping powers of detention, permit the use of secret prisons and encourage torture, enforced disappearances and other abuses.

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13 April 2010

If adopted, a vaguely worded draft decree will extend and deepen the already widespread censorship provided under the Public Emergency Regulations.

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29 March 2010

The 140 arrests are part of an announced crackdown on migrants, many of whom come from Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Nepal, who live and work in Malaysia without authorization.

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16 March 2010

Father Nguyen Van Ly, who is serving an eight year jail term for spreading "propaganda" against the state in 2007, was released for a period of 12 months on humanitarian grounds to receive medical treatment.

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10 March 2010

A new law bars all political prisoners, including detained Nobel Peace-prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, from belonging to a political party.

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18 February 2010
Three Muslim women were caned at a prison near Kuala Lumpur after the Shariah court system had  convicted them of having extramarital sex.
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12 February 2010
Travis Bishop, a US army sergeant who refused to serve in Afghanistan because of his religious beliefs as a Christian, has had his year-long sentenced shortened by three months.
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