East Asia

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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China's trade in tools of torture and repression
23 September 2014

This report focuses on China's growing manufacture, sale and trade of a wide range of law enforcement equipment. Of particular concern is equipment ...

Report       ASA 17/042/2014

India: Journalist held without charge in India: Jaikhlong ...
23 September 2014

Journalist Jaikhlong Brahma has been detained since 2 September after being accused of having links with banned armed groups in Assam, India. He ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/034/2014

North Korea: Urgent need for accountability and cooperation ...
22 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 24/006/2014. 22 September 2014. Urgent need for accountability ...

Public Statement       ASA 24/006/2014

Brunei's revised Penal Code a dangerous step backwards for ...
19 September 2014

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Brunei Darussalam. Amnesty International is disappointed that Brunei Darussalam ...

Public Statement       ASA 15/002/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Further sentences for protestor ...
18 September 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests in Myanmar. He now faces two ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/021/2014

Indonesia: Papuan human rights lawyer attacked: Anum ...
17 September 2014

Papuan human rights lawyer Anum Siregar was attacked by an unknown person in Wamena, Papua province. She is currently defending a tribal leader ...

Urgent Action       ASA 21/027/2014

Malaysia: Crackdown on freedom of expression
17 September 2014

Opposition politicians, human rights activists, lawyers, students, academics and journalists are at risk of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment in Malaysia ...

Urgent Action       ASA 28/009/2014

Indonesia: End caning as a punishment in Aceh
15 September 2014

Amnesty International deplores the caning of five men on 5 September 2014 in Pidie district, in Indonesia's Aceh province. The Indonesian government ...

Public Statement       ASA 21/026/2014

Indonesia: Further information: Papuan student activist ...
15 September 2014

A second student tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police has been released. He was detained together with another student for their peaceful political ...

Urgent Action       ASA 21/025/2014

Thailand: Attitude adjustment: 100 days under martial law
11 September 2014

On 22 May 2014, two days after declaring Martial Law, Thailand's military took power for the second time in eight years. Under the National Council for ...

Report       ASA 39/011/2014