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Sep 15 2003 12:00 am
Honduras: A police licence to kill?

Despite having been threatened with death by another police officer unless she withdrew her statement, the witness, known as 'China', had her witness protection withdrawn at the end of August...

Sep 12 2003 12:00 am
Turkmenistan: New report condemns 'appalling' abuses amid president's personality cult

According to the Turkmen authorities, on 25 November 2002 opposition supporters attacked the president's motorcade in an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate President Niyazov. Subsequent...

Sep 11 2003 12:00 am
Viet Nam: Dissent stifled once again

Nguyen Vu Viet, 27, Nguyen Truc Cuong, 36, and their sister Nguyen Thi Hoa, 44, were sentenced yesterday to five, four and three years imprisonment respectively. The human right organisation regards...

Sep 11 2003 12:00 am
Mexico: Security for everyone at WTO meeting in Cancun

Amnesty International UK Media Director, Lesley Warner, said:'Activists from all over the world have the right to travel to Cancun to express their legitimate concerns about the way trade is regulated...

Sep 09 2003 12:00 am
Democratic Republic of Congo: Children's rights at war

In Democratic Republic of Congo: Children's rights at War, Amnesty International reports that the DRC national army, and armed groups backed by Uganda and Rwanda, continue to abduct and forcibly...

Sep 08 2003 12:00 am
Israel/Occupied Territories: Crippling movement restrictions condemned as collective punishment

Closures, blockades, checkpoints, curfews and a barrage of other restrictions imposed by the Israeli authorities on Palestinians have made even short journeys between towns and villages dangerous and...

Sep 05 2003 12:00 am
Viet Nam: Prisoners of conscience face a long term sentence

The three prisoners of conscience are the nephews and niece of imprisoned Catholic priest and prisoner of conscience, Father Nguyen Van Ly.The three will be tried for infringing upon 'the interests of...

Sep 05 2003 12:00 am
Malaysia: Deporting asylum seekers - violation of international law

Recent reports indicate that seven have already been deported to Indonesia and that others may face imminent deportation. The asylum seekers, who may be genuine refugees fleeing the conflict, were...

Sep 05 2003 12:00 am
Chile: No excuses for impunity 30 years on

Thirteen years after the return of civilian government many issues of concern, such as impunity for perpetrators of gross human rights violations committed under the military government and the demand...

Sep 04 2003 12:00 am
Serbia and Montenegro: Torture allegations must be investigated

Amnesty International is demanding immediate access to prisoners arrested in Serbia and Montenegro's 'Operation Sabre' after its latest report released today details torture allegations including...