Amnesty International News, October 1995. Vol.25, No.10.

Amnesty International News, October 1995. Vol.25, No.10.

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Index Number: NWS 21/010/1995
Date Published: 30 September 1995

1. Former Yugoslavia: 'Disappeared ' must not be forgotten (includes photograph of woman lighting candle during vigil for the "disappeared" in Zagreb, Croatia). 2. Spain: Police officers found guilt of causing injury to two tourists (includes photograph of Mohamed Hegazy showing injuries sustained after arrest). 3. Guinea: Prisoners suffer degrading conditions. 4. News in brief on death penalty, abolished in Mauritius but reinstated in Gambia, Egypt: call for death of Dr Nasr Abu Zeid by armed poltical group Gihad, Nepal: AI calls for release of 11 Christians sentenced for proselytizing. 5. Worldwide appeals for release; Tunisia: Tourkia Hamadi, prisoner of conscience (includes picture of Tourkia Hamadi and her two children), Turkey: Atilay Aycin, Laos: Thongsouk Saysangkhi, Latsami Khamphoui and Feng Sakchittaphong. 6. Nigeria: Treason trials provoke intrenational concern as 14 believed to be sentenced to death (includes picture of Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti, one of four human rights activists arrested in July 1995). 7. Honduras: Military officials charged with 'disappearances'. Focus: The front line: defending human rights with details of local activists in Colombia, USA, China, Cuba, Rwanda, Syria. Debate over the UN Draft Declaration on Human Rights Defenders (includes pictures of members of the National Coordinating Committee of Widows of Guatemala; Carmenza Velez, human rights activist in Colombia; US Army Captain Lawrence Rockwood, court martialled for trying to stop human rights violations; Edouard Mutsinzi with his family ; the first day of the hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 14 May 1989).


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