This is the 18th Annual Report of the NCH. It contains 111 pages of news about the domain where history and human rights intersect, especially about the censorship of history and the persecution of historians, archivists, and archaeologists around the globe, as reported by various human rights organizations and other sources. It covers events and developments of 2011 and 2012. This circular is sent to 1330 historians and others interested in the past all over the world.
Previous NCH Annual Reports, covering the years 1995 to 2011, can be consulted on the NCH website. All NCH Annual Reports were compiled by Antoon De Baets. The fact that NCH presents this news does not imply that it shares the views and beliefs of the historians and others mentioned in it.