Jan 31 1999 12:00 am
30 years on -- time for action
At a time when Libya seeks to end its isolation and develop its international diplomatic, cultural and commercial ties, it has yet to take steps to improve its human rights record, Amnesty Internation...
Jan 30 1999 12:00 am
Pinochet case -- No question now: extradite or prosecute
London -- The case for extradition or prosecution in the UK is now stronger than ever, Amnesty International said, as the hearings to determine whether Augusto Pinochet will be extradited to Spain clo...
Jan 30 1999 12:00 am
Civilians dying around the capital while hundreds of thousands are forcibly moved
Amnesty International today expressed concern for the safety of the hundreds of thousands of Burundians who have recently been moved from their homes by the military in the area around the capital, Bu...
Jan 30 1999 12:00 am
Amnesty International mission reports on serious human rights abuses
(Honiara, Solomon Islands, 30 September 1999) -- A 20-day Amnesty International mission to Guadalcanal and Malaita Provinces has documented serious human rights abuses in the context of the country's...
Jan 29 1999 12:00 am
Human rights situation in West Timor
'It is ironic that the East Timorese people, who voted for independence from Indonesia, are now at the mercy of a government that has forced them into its own territory, only to continue terrorizing t...
Jan 29 1999 12:00 am
East Timor: Reports of hampered investigations and alleged extrajudicial executions strengthen the need for an international independent inquiry
Darwin -- Amnesty International is concerned about reports of lack of co-operation by the Indonesian authorities into on-going investigations of killings in East Timor%link% , including that of murder...
Jan 29 1999 12:00 am
Concern over arrest and detention of possible prisoner of conscience
Amnesty International has written to the Egyptian government to express its concern over the arrest and detention, earlier this month, of 20 Egyptian professionals for their alleged affiliation with t...
Jan 29 1999 12:00 am
Asylum-seekers detained in the USA: a disproportionate and harsh measure
One of the main architects of the international system of refugee protection is systematically violating the basic rights of asylum-seekers%link% , Amnesty International said today, in a new report wh...
Jan 29 1999 12:00 am
100 executed - time to stop the killing
Wednesday's executions in Saudi Arabia bring the total number of people put to death by the state this year to 100, Amnesty International said today.
Jan 28 1999 12:00 am
East Timor: UN Secretary-General has responsibility to ensure credible investigation
Following the adoption of a resolution on East Timor%link% by the Commission on Human Rights at its special session in Geneva , Amnesty International said that it was now the UN%link% Secretary-Genera...