Jan 28 1999 12:00 am
EAST TIMOR: Justice and accountability are long overdue
'I saw the most terrible thing that will stay in my memory forever. I saw a man being executed. He was a Timorese man.... His back was facing me and I could see that his hands were tied. He was naked...
Jan 28 1999 12:00 am
50th Anniversary -- What future for human rights?
As the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary on 1 October, many people in China are still being denied their fundamental human rights.
Jan 27 1999 12:00 am
Pinochet case: extradite or prosecute
The British authorities have only two legal avenues open to them in the Pinochet
Jan 27 1999 12:00 am
East Timorese people must be able to make their choice freely and securely
With two days before the East Timorese people are able to make their voices heard, the human rights situation in East Timor has worsened further, threatening not only the lives of the East Timorese pe...
Jan 26 1999 12:00 am
Lim Guan Eng released but his civil rights remain curtailed
Today's release of Lim Guan Eng -- a leading opposition figure and former parliamentarian -- after serving two-thirds of an 18 month sentence for 'exciting public disaffection with the administration...
Jan 26 1999 12:00 am
Feeding the culture of violence: 5 more US executions scheduled this week
Last week was National Non-Violence Week in the USA. This week, five men are scheduled to be executed in five states -- bringing the year's total to 86. 'These two approaches to confronting violence a...
Jan 26 1999 12:00 am
Cameroon's human rights record under scrutiny
The consideration of Cameroon's third periodic report by the United Nations%link% (UN) Human Rights Committee (HRC) on 27 and 28 October in Geneva provides an important opportunity for serious scrutin...
Jan 24 1999 12:00 am
TIME TO PUT HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE AGENDA
On the occasion of the referendum on 26 September 1999 confirming President Hosni Mubarak in office for the fourth time, Amnesty International calls for the implementation of effective safeguards agai...
Jan 24 1999 12:00 am
East Timor: Fear, intimidation and forced relocation in the archipelago
As the international peace-keeping force arrives in East Timor%link% , tens of thousands of forcibly displaced East Timorese are at risk of serious human rights violations throughout Indonesia, Amnest...
Jan 23 1999 12:00 am
Tibetan translator must be released immediately
Amnesty International is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Tsering Dorjee, a 26 year-old Tibetan who was detained in Haixi prefecture, Qinghai province on 15 August.