Dec 17 2002 12:00 am
Cambodia: Special Khmer Rouge tribunals - Justice is not served by diluting international standards
Amnesty International believes that the current text does not provide a realistic basis to establish a viable and credible judicial process to end impunity for the worst international crimes, committe...
Dec 16 2002 12:00 am
Lebanon: Political trial by Military Court must meet international human rights standards
Khalid Omar Minawi, Mohamed Ramez Sultan, Ihab Daf'a and Abdullah Mohamad al-Muhtadi face charges including 'forming with others a nucleus of a cell of a multi-national network belonging to al-Qa'ida...
Dec 16 2002 12:00 am
Blair urged to raise human rights cases with Syrian President
Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: 'We have forwarded a dossier of Syrian human rights cases to Tony Blair in the hope that he will bring these to the attention of the Syrian president...
Dec 13 2002 12:00 am
USA: Detainees in Guantánamo Bay should not be beyond the protection of the law
'Some of these detainees have been in a legal black hole for almost a year', Amnesty International pointed out. 'Their conditions of detention - held in small cells for up to 24 hours a day with no ac...
Dec 13 2002 12:00 am
Libya: The forgotten victims - scores of professionals and students risk unfair trial and possible death sentences
'The original trial was grossly unjust, denying the accused their basic rights to a fair trial. The injustice of the past must be redressed', Amnesty International said today. The appeal trial, which...
Dec 13 2002 12:00 am
Colombia: The 'democratic security' policy is not a human rights policy
During a week-long visit to Colombia, the delegation met with the Vice-President of the Republic and the Minister of the Interior plus members of Congress, the Constitutional Court and representatives...
Dec 12 2002 12:00 am
Tunisia: Violent assault on Mokhtar Yahiaoui, founding member of a new association for the support of political prisoners
Mokhtar Yahiaoui, who was on his way to visit human rights lawyers Saida Akremi and Nourredine Bhiri in their office located in the centre of Tunis, was dragged, as he entered the building, to a narro...
Dec 12 2002 12:00 am
Philippines: Full investigation into killing of three journalists is needed
'We urge the Government of the Philippines to take immediate steps to conduct full and impartial investigations into each case,' Amnesty International said, adding that 'witnesses, relatives and other...
Dec 12 2002 12:00 am
Philippines: Full investigation into killing of three journalists is needed
'We urge the Government of the Philippines to take immediate steps to conduct full and impartial investigations into each case,' Amnesty International said, adding that 'witnesses, relatives and other...
Dec 12 2002 12:00 am
Guatemala: Attack against Attorney General - a grave assault on the rule of law
Carlos De León Argueta, the country's highest ranking prosecutorial officer, was fired upon by unidentified gunmen as he returned to his home in Guatemala City. Six shots were directed at the car he...