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Nov 15 2001 12:00 am
Burundi: Massacres and abductions of Children's rights continue

'Two weeks into the new transitional government and the key players in the Burundi conflict are showing little sign of strengthening their commitment to the protection of human rights,' Amnesty...

Nov 14 2001 12:00 am
Afghanistan: risk of reprisals

'The rapid advance of the Northern Alliance into Kabul without any international arrangements to safeguard civilians is a clear indication that the military agenda has overtaken human rights concerns'...

Nov 14 2001 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Challenge to UK ministers' complacency

The letter expresses concern that ministers from both the Ministry of Defence and the Foreign Office have played down the seriousness of allegations of the human rights violations committed by leaders...

Nov 13 2001 12:00 am
Israel/Occupied Territories: Amnesty International issues report on intifada, calls for attention to human rights in renewed diplomatic activity

Amnesty International's new report 'Broken lives: a year of intifada', measures events of one year of the intifada against the universal human rights standards which should govern the actions of those...

Nov 13 2001 12:00 am
Indonesia: Amnesty International condemns the killing of Papuan independence leader

Theys Eluay was abducted on his way to his home to Sentani Kota after attending an event organized by the Special Forces Command (Kopassus) in the Papuan capital of Jayapura late in the evening of 10...

Nov 13 2001 12:00 am

Amnesty International warned that the measures risk leading to the imprisonment of innocent people without charge or trial. Amnesty International UK Director of Communications Richard Bunting said:...

Nov 12 2001 12:00 am
Egypt: Verdict due in unfair trial of 52 men prosecuted for alleged sexual orientation

'Amnesty International believes that the majority, if not all, of these men are facing imprisonment merely in connection with their alleged sexual orientation. If convicted solely on these grounds the...

Nov 11 2001 12:00 am
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA: Violence against minorities in Republika Srpska must stop

'These attacks - most of which are believed to have been deliberately organised - undermine the entire return process,' Amnesty International said. 'They not only violate individuals' right to return...

Nov 09 2001 12:00 am
MOROCCO/WESTERN SAHARA: Release of 56 political prisoners is positive step

'The release of the prisoners is a positive move,' Amnesty International said today. 'We urge the Moroccan authorities to take the next step in addressing, as a matter of urgency, the outstanding...

Nov 09 2001 12:00 am
MEXICO: General Gallardo - the price of speaking out for human rights

'It is high time for the Fox administration to demonstrate its real commitment to uphold human rights by releasing General Gallardo immediately and unconditionally,' Amnesty International added. In a...