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11 April 2014 - UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office releases the 2013 human rights reports

The UK Foreign & Commonewalth Office released its annual report on human rights in selected countries, covering 2013. The first quarterly update to the report, covering developments from January to March 2014, was also released. Read more

1 April 2014 - New ACCORD report on China

A new 356 pages COI compilation on China has been published by ACCORD. Read more

24 March 2014 - UNHCR Asylum Levels and Trends 2013 in Industrialized Countries: Highest number of asylum applications since 2001

UNHCR released statistics on the number of asylum applications in 2013 in 44 industrialized countries, showing an increase by 28 per cent compared to 2012. Syria is now the top country of origin. Read more

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