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Japan: The "substitute prison" system: a source of human ...
30 September 1993

Police detention facilities, known as "substitute prisons" (daiyo kangoku) are used to hold detainees for up to 23 days prior to indictment. Suspects held ...

Report       ASA 22/010/1993

Japan: Resumption of executions and ill-treatment of ...
30 September 1993

In March 1993 three men were executed, Tachikawa Shujiro, Kawanaka Tetsuo and Kondo Seikichi, ending a de facto moratorium on executions since ...

Report       ASA 22/009/1993

Japan: Police ill-treatment: the case of Huang Yuwei
30 September 1993

There is concern at reports that Huang Yuwei, a 23 year old Chinese national resident in Japan, was severely beaten by police on 8 June 1993. He was ...

Report       ASA 22/011/1993

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

Japan: Human rights: open letter to the Prime Minister
17 August 1993

On 18 August 1993 Amnesty International wrote to Prime Minister Hosokawa Morihiro and Minister of Justice Mikazuki Akira, setting out the organizations's ...

Report       ASA 22/007/1993

Amnesty International News Service 97/93
12 August 1993

1. Taiwan (Republic of China): AI stands by its report that death row prisoners are ill-treated. 2. South Korea: Human rights situation still grim, despite ...

Report       NWS 11/097/1993

Death penalty news June 1993
31 May 1993

1. Hong Kong and the Gambia abolish death penalty for all crimes. 2. Italy: Moves towards total abolition. 3. USA: Recent developments. 4. Uganda: ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/002/1993

Amnesty International News, June 1993. Vol.23, No.6.
31 May 1993

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Newsletter       NWS 21/003/1993

Amnesty International News, June 1993. Vol.23, No.3.
31 May 1993

1. Egypt: Grave human rights abuses; 2. Togo: Extrajudicial executions; 3. Guatemala: Military accused of torturing secret detainees; 4. Greece: ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/1993