The Aceh peace talks in Finland were one of the year's human rights victories

Human Rights Improvements in Middle East, Liberia, Aceh

The Swedish government has presented its annual human rights report.

In presenting the survey of the world last year, Foreign Minister Laila Freivalds said the human rights situation has deteriorated in many countries. However, she said there are signs of progress.

The report notes the peace processes in Aceh and Liberia, and the elections in Liberia, Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, and Palestine.

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