Sep 25 2002 12:00 am
Israel: International justice for Sabra and Chatila victims
'After over 20 years of suffering, the survivors and relatives of victims of the massacres have a right to know the truth and to see those responsible brought to justice for crimes under international...
Sep 25 2002 12:00 am
India: All civilians in Gujarat must be protected
The organisation called on the state authorities to ensure that all necessary steps are taken to provide protection to civilians in the state, regardless of political or religious affiliation. Violenc...
Sep 25 2002 12:00 am
Greece: Misconduct in the shadow of impunity
'Greece: In the shadow of impunity. Ill-treatment and the misuse of firearms' documents 66 cases of alleged human rights violations. While the majority of the victims of such violations are Roma, immi...
Sep 24 2002 12:00 am
Burundi: Children's rights in detention - forgotten human rights victims
Children's rights have been particularly affected by the armed conflict and related human rights and humanitarian crises in Burundi. Their most basic civil, political, economic, social and cultural ri...
Sep 20 2002 12:00 am
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Proposed accession of the FRY to the Council of Europe
The organisation is concerned at the lack of co-operation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (the Tribunal) in the Hague, as well as the rarity of domestic war crimes p...
Sep 19 2002 12:00 am
Jamaica: Keep state killing out of politics - the death penalty should not be an election issue
'The anger felt by Jamaican citizens at the appalling levels of violent crime suffered by their society is understandable. However, the government must not pander to this anger by promising the resump...
Sep 18 2002 12:00 am
Turkey: New report reveals systematic torture as European Commission assesses candidate countries
The 14-page report, 'Turkey: systematic torture continues in 2002', launched today in Brussels, contains summaries of case histories of more than 60 people tortured or ill-treated in Turkey between Ja...
Sep 18 2002 12:00 am
International Criminal Court: Say 'no' to US attack on international justice
In recent months, the US has been approaching governments requesting them to enter into unlawful agreements that they will not surrender US nationals accused of genocide, crimes against humanity and w...
Sep 18 2002 12:00 am
Eritrea: Government critics and journalists held in incommunicado detention
'These arbitrary detentions place Eritrea in contravention of international and regional human rights treaties which the government has only recently ratified. They also foster a climate of impunity o...
Sep 16 2002 12:00 am
Brazil: A vote for human rights?
A delegation from the organistion will be visiting the country from 16 to 27 September, ahead of the elections scheduled for October, to hold talks with presidential candidates on what they intend to...