Mar 21 2001 12:00 am
TURKEY: Trial of anti-rape activists should be stopped
On the day that their trial begins in Istanbul, Amnesty International is calling on the Turkish authorities to drop charges against 16 Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's righ...
Mar 21 2001 12:00 am
RUSSIAN FEDERATION: FSB vs. Grigory Pasko- Punishment without a crime
Grigory Pasko faces up to 20 years' imprisonment for treason and espionage because he reported on the Russian navy's illegal dumping of nuclear waste off the coast of Vladivostok. He informed the publ...
Mar 21 2001 12:00 am
Japan: Kurdish asylum-seekers face deportation
"The Japanese authorities must stop the deportation of Hasan Cikan and another Kurdish asylum-seeker (name withheld)," the organization said. Although the two men applied for temporary asylum on 23 Fe...
Mar 20 2001 12:00 am
MACEDONIA (FYROM): Amnesty International urges respect for human rights of all communities
Amnesty International expressed its concern at the recent escalation of violence in Macedonia, and cautioned all parties involved to respect international human rights and humanitarian law which forbi...
Mar 19 2001 12:00 am
PERU: International Week of Action to Stop Torture
Throughout the week of 19-25 March 2001, in advance of presidential elections in April 2001, thousands of the organisation's youth and student members and activists will be mobilising on the streets t...
Mar 19 2001 12:00 am
JAMAICA: Suspected extrajudicial executions - government must act now
The organisation is calling on the Jamaican government to immediately investigate these killings in accordance with international standards and bring to justice anyone found guilty of human rights vio...
Mar 17 2001 12:00 am
Uganda: Only a climate of accountabilty will create lasting respect for human rights
'Reports of intimidation and harassment of supporters of different candidates during the election campaign have shown that human rights are still not fully respected in Uganda,' Amnesty International...
Mar 17 2001 12:00 am
TUNISIA: Human rights defenders, prime targets for repression
'The daily attacks against human rights defenders blatantly violate international human rights obligations ratified by Tunisia,' Amnesty International said. 'Tunisian human rights defenders, who have...
Mar 16 2001 12:00 am
INDIA: Where is the inquiry?
T. Puroshottam, Joint Secretary of the Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC) was stabbed to death in November last year. Azam Ali, the district secretary of the Nalgonda branch of the APCLC...
Mar 15 2001 12:00 am
PERU: International Week of Action to Stop Torture
Throughout the week of 19-25 March 2001, in advance of presidential elections in April 2001, thousands of the organisation's youth and student members and activists will be mobilising on the streets t...