May 27, 2010

State of Human Rights in 2010

Amnesty International, Amnesty International

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The Amnesty International Report 2010 documents the state of human rights across 159 countries in 2009.

The country entries are prefaced by five regional overviews (Africa; Americas; Asia-Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa) and a foreword by Claudio Cordone, interim Secretary General of Amnesty International, entitled Pursuing Justice: For all rights, for all people.

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TAGGED: Africa, Europe, Americas, North Africa, Central Asia, Asia-Pacific, Middle East

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