Jun 26 2002 12:00 am
Kuwait: Halt the execution of three Bangladeshi migrant workers
Their execution is currently scheduled to take place tomorrow, Wednesday 26 June 2002, at eight o'clock in the morning, at Nayef Palace, Kuwait City. One of their lawyers has stated that while in dete...
Jun 26 2002 12:00 am
Belarus: Condemned for speaking the truth
'The sentencing of these journalists yet again revealed Belarus' inability to brook dissent and allow its small independent journalist community to give voice to widely shared concerns about the fate...
Jun 26 2002 12:00 am
Amnesty International dismayed at Canadian authorities' refusal to grant accreditation to G8 observer
Having publicly welcomed the sending of an Amnesty International observer to the G8 summit, the police have subsequently refused to grant accreditation to the organisation's official on the grounds th...
Jun 25 2002 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Impunity enables more human rights violations
'Impunity has become the central problem in Zimbabwe where state and non-state actors commit widespread human rights violations without being brought to justice,' the organisation said. 'Unless the cy...
Jun 25 2002 12:00 am
Trinidad & Tobago: No Justice for Anton Cooper
'The authorities of Trinidad and Tobago have failed Anton Cooper, and his relatives, twice over,' Amnesty International said. 'Not only did they fail to protect his life while he was in their custody,...
Jun 25 2002 12:00 am
Latin America meeting on child soldiers highlights the need for the OAS to turn promises into practise
However, the urgency of the problem affecting Children's rights in the region, including direct and indirect participation in armed conflict, forced displacement and the growth of organised armed gang...
Jun 25 2002 12:00 am
G8: Failing to stop the terror trade
In a new issue of The Terror Trade Times, the organisation highlights recent cases of how nationals, companies and governments of the big powers have been assisting armed forces that commit serious hu...
Jun 24 2002 12:00 am
Burundi: Unlawful killings on the rise
The report documents the deliberate killing of scores of unarmed Hutu civilians by the Burundian armed forces in reprisal for military activity by Hutu-dominated armed political movements. These inclu...
Jun 21 2002 12:00 am
Madagascar: Human rights violations must be addressed in any political settlement
The leaders, Marc Ravalomanana and Didier Ratsiraka, are meeting under the aegis of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in an attempt to resolve their political standoff following disputed Preside...
Jun 21 2002 12:00 am
China: Crackdown on North Koreans must end
According to reports, in Jilin Province, up to 900 North Koreans were forcibly repatriated from Longjing in April and up to 500 others from Tumen in May. In Tumen, witnesses have reported seeing group...