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Bangladesh: taking the law in their own hands: the village ...
30 September 1993

There have been reports over the last two years that local village councils, or salish, have without legal authority tried, convicted and sentenced people ...

Report       ASA 13/012/1993

Statements to the 45th session of the UN Sub-Commission on ...
31 August 1993

Presented here are the five oral statements made by Amnesty International (AI) in August 1993 in Geneva. Under item 6 AI described the practice of political ...

Report       IOR 41/033/1993

Refugee protection at risk: Amnesty International's ...
31 August 1993

There is concern that measures taken by some powerful states now threaten to undermine refugee protection and are contrary to standards set out in ...

Report       POL 33/006/1993

Further information on UA 216/93 (ASA 13/07/93, 2 July; and ...
26 August 1993

Munir Hussain was hanged on 27 July 1993 in Dhaka Central Jail. Since that date, two further executions have taken place in Bangladesh raising serious ...

Urgent Action       ASA 13/010/1993

Amnesty International News Service 88/93
28 July 1993

1. Amnesty International USA to convene a commission of inquiry on use of the death penalty in the USA as part of the program of activities at the ...

Report       NWS 11/088/1993

Further information on UA 216/93 (ASA 13/07/93, 2 July; and ...
18 July 1993

Munir Hussain's death sentence for murder has been upheld by the High Court Division of the Supreme Court. His peition for leave to appeal has been ...

Urgent Action       ASA 13/009/1993

Amnesty International News Service 77/93
7 July 1993

1. Libya: Amnesty International urges against introduction of judicial amputation, floggings and extended use of death penalty. 2. USA: AI welcomes investigation ...

Report       NWS 11/077/1993

Further information on UA 216/93 (ASA 13/07/93, 2 July 1993) ...
4 July 1993

Munir Hussain's appeal for clemency to the President was rejected on 3 July 1993. No date for the execution has been announced, but his family have ...

Urgent Action       ASA 13/008/1993

UA 216/93 - Bangladesh: fear of imminent execution: Munir ...
1 July 1993

Munir Hussain, aged about 34, faces imminent execution, after a full bench of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court upheld his sentence on 20 ...

Urgent Action       ASA 13/007/1993

UA 208/93 - Bangladesh: extrajudicial execution / fear of ...
23 June 1993

There is serious concern at the continued deliberate killings of unarmed civilians by the paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles (BDR). There have been several ...

Urgent Action       ASA 13/006/1993