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Canada: Fear of refoulement / fear for safety: Hani Abd al ...
10 June 1997

There is concern at reports that Hani Abd al-Rahim al-Sayagh, a Saudi Arabian national currently in detention in Canada, is at risk of deportation to countries ...

Urgent Action       AMR 20/002/1997

APEC: Human rights and development
1 November 1996

This document is the text of a speech given by Ross Daniels, member of AI's International Executive Committee (IEC) responsible for Asia, at the Manila ...

Report       IOR 30/006/1996

Death Penalty News September 1996
30 September 1996

1. Belgium: Total abolition; 2; Chile debates abolition; 3. Guatemala executes two men; 4; South Africa: Calls for South Africa to reinstate death penalty ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/1996

Abolition of the death penalty worldwide: developments in ...
30 June 1996

This report describes positive developments in the abolition of the death penalty worldwide, including the abolition of the death penalty in Spain, Mauritius ...

Report       ACT 50/007/1996

Death Penalty News September 1995
31 August 1995

1. Moratoria on executions in Albania and Moldova; 2. Mauritius abolishes death penalty, but President refuses to sign bill; 3. Poland: Abolitionist bill ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/1995

Amnesty International News Service 63/94
30 March 1994

1. Somalia: Human rights a priority in rebuilding Somalia; 2. South Africa: Learning the lessons of the Bophuthatswana crisis.

Report       NWS 11/063/1994

The death penalty in wartime: arguments for abolition
1 January 1994

This paper considers whether there are any special arguments which would justify limiting the abolition of the death penalty to ordinary crimes. It presents ...

Report       ACT 50/001/1994

Amnesty International News Service 140/93
28 October 1993

1. Somalia: AI concerned about detentions and killings by United Nations troops.

Report       NWS 11/140/1993

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

Weekly update service 48/93
17 May 1993

1. Canada: Amnesty International writes to Canadian authorities about deaths in Somalia. 2. Spain: United Nations Committee against Torture criticizes ...

Report       NWS 11/048/1993