Jan 17 2000 12:00 am
Opposition leaders charged with sedition - selective prosecutions reflect politically-motivated misuse of restrictive laws
'Hopes that divisions within Malaysian society might begin to be reconciled through a renewed respect for the right of all citizens to peacefully express dissenting views have been dashed - the Malays...
Jan 17 2000 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo: Massacres of civilians continue unabated in the east
During a visit to North and South-Kivu provinces in eastern DRC in November 1999, Amnesty International delegates gathered evidence of widespread, deliberate and arbitrary killings, 'disappearances',...
Jan 17 2000 12:00 am
Ahmici verdict - Justice needs to go further
Five Bosnian Croat men were convicted of war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia in The Hague in what the presiding judge said was 'one of the most vicious illustration...
Jan 14 2000 12:00 am
New President should fulfill his London human rights promises
During his 1999 presidential campaign, Mr. Portillo promised: Ôto respect human rights -- including indigenous rights; Ôto establish a firm schedule for reactivation of the peace process agreed in t...
Jan 14 2000 12:00 am
EU ban on military and security exports to Jakarta must not be lifted.
' While East Timor is now secure, similar patterns of intimidation and killing which shocked the world and prompted the EU to impose military sanctions on Indonesia are being repeated in parts of Indo...
Jan 13 2000 12:00 am
Pinochet
The submission will reflect concerns that Amnesty International raised publicly yesterday, which are summarised below. Seeking representations from the parties without providing them with the medical...
Jan 12 2000 12:00 am
REACTION TO JACK STRAWÃŒS STATEMENT
Amnesty International has always stressed that the case must be subject to a fair and proper legal process. Pinochet has the right all legal mechanisms available, including evidence about his fitness...
Jan 11 2000 12:00 am
VISIT OF IRANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER
ìRobin Cook and Tony Blair can encourage the Iranian government of President Khatami in its planned reforms affecting peopleís rights, but should register sharp concern at the use of special courts...
Jan 11 2000 12:00 am
USA -- VIOLATING INTERNATIONAL LAW: CHILD OFFENDER EXECUTED, TWO MORE SCHEDULED TO DIE
This was the fifth known execution of a child offender since October1997. All five killings have been carried out in the USA. Since 1990 theUSA has executed more child offenders (11) than the rest of...
Jan 11 2000 12:00 am
New legislation: Bermuda shows the way forward
'Bermuda's commitment on 23 December brings the number of abolitionist countries worldwide at a total of over 70,' Amnesty International said. 'As many of her neighbours in the Caribbean continue to r...