Jan 21 2002 12:00 am
Nepal: Amnesty International condemns horrific killings of teachers by Maoists
Muktinath Adhikari was reportedly abducted by Maoists on 16 January while teaching at the Pandini Sanskrit Secondary school at Duradanda, Lamjung district. A group of four Maoists tied his hands behin...
Jan 21 2002 12:00 am
Indonesia: Amnesty International delegation to visit Papua
The delegation will meet with a wide range of human rights activists as well as victims of human rights violations during visits to Jayapura, Manokwari and Wamena. The organisation also hopes to meet...
Jan 21 2002 12:00 am
Colombia: European Union should insist on human rights guarantees
Amnesty International is concerned that although the the EU Presidency in effect endorsed these recommendations at the 2001 UN Commission on Human Rights, and the European Parliament has issued severa...
Jan 21 2002 12:00 am
'RIGHT'S AT RISK': REACTION TO 11 SEPTEMBER FURTHER UNDERMINING HUMAN RIGHTS
The 51-page report, Rights at Risk, examines pre-existing repressive legislation and newly-introduced measures in countries that include Egypt, Zimbabwe, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Ch...
Jan 18 2002 12:00 am
COLOMBIA: No peace and no future without human rights
The organisation urged the parties to the talks to make sure that the protection of basic human rights is at the heart of any further peace negotiations. As recommended by the United Nations, the gove...
Jan 18 2002 12:00 am
Cameroon: Human rights defender targeted and harassed
Abdoulaye Math, President of the Mouvement de la défense des droits de l'homme et des libertés (MDDHL) - Movement for the defence of freedom and human rights - was arrested on 16 January 2002 in Yao...
Jan 18 2002 12:00 am
Bosnia-Herzegovina: Transfer of six Algerians to US custody puts them at risk
The Bosnian Federation Supreme Court order under which the men are being held in investigative detention is due to expire tomorrow, 18 January. Amnesty International fears that if transferred to the c...
Jan 18 2002 12:00 am
AFGHANISTAN: Independent justice system is the key to respect and protect human rights
'While efforts from the international community to rebuild the country's physical infrastructure should be further increased, the establishment of government institutions is equally vital for the deve...
Jan 17 2002 12:00 am
US DEATH PENALTY: 25 YEARS SINCE GARY GILMORE - EXECUTIONS RAMPANT
The report, Arbitrary, discriminatory, and cruel: An aide-mémoire to 25 years of judicial killing, recalls some 200 illustrative cases of the men and Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights...
Jan 16 2002 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: SADC's 'Quiet Diplomacy' should not be silent acquiescence in human rights violations
''Quiet diplomacy' should not become silent acquiescence to continuing gross human rights violations in Zimbabwe,' Amnesty International said. 'President Robert Mugabe has made promises of human right...