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

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19 January 2010
Amnesty International has called on the government to ensure that the attack is not used as an excuse to violate the rights of citizens in Cabinda through arbitrary arrests and detentions.
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07 January 2010
Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga were arrested in December, two days after they had a 'traditional engagement ceremony'.
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07 December 2009
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03 December 2009
An Amnesty International delegation also found cases of over 40 people whose whereabouts are still unknown. These human rights violations follow a massacre during a political protest in September.
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16 October 2009
The draft "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" introduced on Wednesday in Uganda's parliament would violate human rights and should be withdrawn immediately.
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01 October 2009
Amnesty International  has called for an international commission of inquiry to investigate the brutal attacks committed by soliders during the suppression of a mass rally in Conakry earlier this week.
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04 September 2009
The six had been sentenced on 6 August to a mandatory sentence of two years’ imprisonment and fined 250,000 Dalasis (US$10,000) for defamation and sedition.
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10 August 2009
Four student leaders arrested and detained last week while addressing students at the University of Zimbabwe, Harare, have been released.
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07 August 2009
Six Gambian journalists, including three executive members of the Gambian Press Union, were sentenced to terms in prison on Thursday.
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06 August 2009
Four student leaders were arrested and detained while addressing students at the University of Zimbabwe, Harare, on Wednesday.
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20 July 2009
A "Day of Action" for the people of Gambia will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday in 12 different locations around the world including West Africa, US, U
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23 June 2009
Secretary General Irene Khan expressed her concern at the continuing human rights violations in Zimbabwe, when she met with the country's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangi
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12 June 2009
As Amnesty International ends its high-level mission to Kenya, Secretary General Irene Khan urges the government to tackle impunity for human rights violatio
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28 May 2009
Amnesty International’s Secretary General has called on the G-20 grouping that brings together the world’s leading economies to lead by example and show
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28 May 2009
More than six decades of human rights failures by governments have been exacerbated by the world economic crisis, which brought the problems of poverty and inequalit
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22 May 2009
The inauguration of the Inclusive Government in Zimbabwe brought hope of change, but human rights violations targeted at human rights and political activists persis
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14 May 2009
The remaining three of 18 political and human rights activists who were re-detained in Zimbabwe last week have all been released on bail.
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06 May 2009
Fifteen of the eighteen Zimbabwean human rights and political activists who were re-detained yesterday have now been released on bail, though three remain in custody
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03 May 2009
Press Freedom Day, 3 May, has, for a number of years, been a day in which journalists and media workers marked the deaths of increasing numbers of their colleagues a
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01 May 2009
Despite the creation of a power-sharing government in February 2009, teachers in Zimbabwe continue to be victims of harassment and intimidation.
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