Jun 01 2001 12:00 am
SOMALILAND: Suleiman Mohamed Adam must be released immediately
Suleiman Mohamed Adam, 66, is considered by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience, detained solely on account of his non-violent opinions and for peacefully exercising his rights to {freed...
Jun 01 2001 12:00 am
SOMALILAND: Suleiman Mohamed Adam must be released immediately
Suleiman Mohamed Adam, 66, is considered by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience, detained solely on account of his non-violent opinions and for peacefully exercising his rights to freedo...
Jun 01 2001 12:00 am
CHINA: Tiananmen Square - still on the agenda
'The crackdown in Tiananmen Square may have happened 12 years ago but for many the pain is not confined to memory, it is a part of their everyday lives. The Chinese government owes justice to the thou...
May 31 2001 12:00 am
JAMAICA: Patrick Genius inquest - A first step to end impunity?
The ruling came nearly a year and a half after Patrick Genius was killed by police officers in Kingston, Jamaica on 13 December 1999. The autopsy report into his death indicated that he had sustained...
May 30 2001 12:00 am
WORLD REPORT CRITICISES UK ASYLUM RECORD
The UK entry in the Amnesty International Report 2001 highlights: * The lack of access to legal advice for 'dispersed' asylum-seekers * The hostile attitudes facing many asylum-seekers * The detention...
May 25 2001 12:00 am
TIBETAN MUSICIAN CASE MARKS 40 YEARS OF HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNING
Now in his thirties, Ngawang Choephel, who is in urgent need of medical treatment, has been transferred to a prison in Chengdu city, Sichuan province, supposedly to receive hospital treatment. During...
May 22 2001 12:00 am
TRANSVESTITE CASE MARKS 40 YEARS OF HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNING
Police claim Vanesa Lorena Ledesma died from a ‘cardiac arrest', though an autopsy reportedly showed she had been tortured, including being beaten while handcuffed, with severe bruising to feet, arm...
May 22 2001 12:00 am
TRANSVESTITE CASE MARKS 40 YEARS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Police claim Vanesa Lorena Ledesma died from a ‘cardiac arrest', though an autopsy reportedly showed she had been {tortured}, including being beaten while handcuffed, with severe bruising to feet, a...
May 22 2001 12:00 am
INDONESIA: First execution in five years - a step back
The two men, Gerson Pandie and Fredik Soru, both 34 years old, were sentenced to death in 1989 for the murder of Theopilus and Marselina Pingak, and their two adopted Children's rights, Memori and Ast...
May 22 2001 12:00 am
ETHIOPIA: Freedom of expression and association under attack
'These human rights defenders are being held solely for peacefully carrying out their legitimate human rights work. The Ethiopian government should release them immediately and unconditionally,' the h...