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

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23 March 2010

Laura Pollan who, has been campaigning for the release of her husband since 2003, talks about police ill-treatment and her work on behalf of prisoners of conscience.

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18 March 2010

President Raúl Castro has been urged to ensure the safety of a group of female relatives of prisoners of conscience.

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17 March 2010

President Raúl Castro also called upon to allow independent monitoring of the country's human rights situation by UN experts and other human rights groups.

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04 March 2010

Sara López, Joaquín Aguilar and Guadalupe Borja have been detained since July 2009 for their activities as members of a group fighting high tariffs in Campeche.

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26 February 2010

Amnesty International has adopted its 55th prisoner of conscience in Cuba and urged President Raúl Castro to release him immediately and unconditionally.

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24 February 2010

Amnesty International has urged President Raúl Castro to release all prisoners of conscience after Orlando Zapata Tamayo died in Havana on Monday.

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19 February 2010
Amnesty International has urged an investigation into the death of US video journalist Brad Will after the political activist wrongly accused of the killing was released.
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21 January 2010
Profiles of three human rights activists who face life-threatening harassment and attacks, while the government does very little to protect them.
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06 January 2010
Josefina Reyes, a campaigner against violence and human rights abuses by military officials, was killed near Ciudad Juarez on Sunday.
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05 January 2010
Ramiro Rivera and Dora Alicia Recinos Sorto were killed in December. They both opposed mining projects in the central Cabañas area.
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15 December 2009
Walter Trochez was shot in the chest by a drive-by gunman on Sunday night while walking home through the centre of Tegucigalpa.
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07 December 2009
Leonor Martínez has been subjected to violence and received death threats for her work with a civil society group.
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04 December 2009
An Amnesty International delegation in Honduras talked to human rights activists about the hidden crisis affecting the Central American nation.
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03 December 2009
Amnesty International's delegation has documented many cases of abuse including killings following excessive use of force, arbitrary arrests of demonstrators by security forces and indiscriminate, unnecessary use of tear gas.
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20 November 2009
Chinese authorities must stop the harassment and arbitrary detention of dozens of human rights lawyers and activists who were targeted during US President Obama’s visit.
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13 November 2009
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13 November 2009
Brazilian and Paraguayan authorities must redouble their efforts to find an indigenous teacher who has been missing since 30 October.
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28 October 2009
Two members of a peasant organization in Chiapas State, currently held in a state prison, were blindfolded, bound and beaten during their interrogation.
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20 October 2009
A law in Uruguay that has allowed the police and military to get away with torture and murder should be annulled.
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20 October 2009
Amnesty International has called on the Peruvian authorities to step up recent efforts to decriminalise abortion in the country.
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