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Jun 22 2000 12:00 am
Voices of human rights abuse victims

'All forces party to the conflict, both rebel forces and government-allied forces, must respect international human rights and humanitarian law and immediately end abuses against civilians,' Amnesty...

Jun 22 2000 12:00 am
Killing of police no justification for human rights violations

Dozens of people - all of them ethnic Albanians - from Aracinovo village and Skopje town were tortured , beaten or otherwise ill-treated following the murder of three police officers at the village on...

Jun 22 2000 12:00 am
Government silence on impunity in Jammu and Kashmir

Once again, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has failed to respond to concerns that grave and massive human rights violations will be ignored and the perpetrators will be allowed to go unpunished...

Jun 20 2000 12:00 am
FLORIDA AND TEXAS: Brothers Bush must stop this state-sanctioned vengeance

'Using the death penalty against the mentally ill and those convicted of crimes committed when they were Children's rights clearly flouts international safeguards,' Amnesty International said. 'The...

Jun 19 2000 12:00 am
War crimes against Children's rights continue

Children's rights have been among the principal victims of the internal armed conflict in Sierra Leone and have suffered both disproportionately and on an unprecedented scale. Hundreds of thousands of...

Jun 19 2000 12:00 am
Draft law before the Knesset today will undermine humanitarian law

The draft law would allow the Chief of General Staff of Israel's armed forces to imprison indefinitely without charge or trial any person who is a member of a force fighting against Israel or who...

Jun 19 2000 12:00 am
58 DIE IN LORRY IN DOVER : A TRAGEDY WAITING TO HAPPEN

Many asylum-seekers are fleeing the risk of imprisonment, torture or death and are forced to take desperate steps to reach safety. The discovery of 54 men and four Women's rights's rightss rights's...

Jun 15 2000 12:00 am
STRAW SEEKS TO TURN REFUGEE LAW ON ITS HEAD

In a widely trailed speech to a high-level European Union asylum conference in Lisbon, Mr Straw is expected to call for the rewriting of the Convention to require asylum seekers to apply for shelter...

Jun 15 2000 12:00 am
LONG-TERM ACTION NEEDED

Although Freetown is relatively stable, Amnesty International researchers in the country are receiving reports of continuing human rights abuses in areas of Sierra Leone controlled by rebel forces or...

Jun 15 2000 12:00 am
Amnesty International's initial response to the International Criminal Tribunal's review of NATO's Operation Allied Force

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has published today the Final Report to the Prosecutor by the Committee Established to Review the NATO Bombing Campaign Against the...