North Korea

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Japan & North Korea: Governments should be open on issue ...
4 September 1997

News Service 151/97. AI INDEX: ASA 02/01/97. 5 SEPTEMBER 1997. Japan and North Korea: Governments should be open ...

Press Release       ASA 02/001/1997

Death Penalty News March 1997
1 March 1997

1. United Nations calls for halt to executions; 2. Council of Europe condemns Russia and Ukraine for continuing executions; 3. USA: American Bar ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/002/1997

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea): Public ...
22 January 1997

This report contains converging testimonies from a variety of unconnected witnesses indicating that public executions have been carried out in North ...

Report       ASA 24/001/1997

North Korea: Public executions in North Korea
22 January 1997

AI INDEX: ASA 24/04/97News Service 07/97. EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 0001HRS GMT, 22/01/97MEDIA ADVISORY. ...

Press Release       ASA 24/004/1997

Democratic People's Republic of Korea/Russian Federation ...
8 September 1996

This report contains a number of recommendations to the North Korean and Russian authorities. Amnesty International asks the Russian authorities ...

Report       ASA 24/006/1996

North Korea / Russian Federation: North Korean shot dead at ...
5 June 1996

News Service 103/96. AI INDEX: ASA 24/05/96. 6 JUNE 1996. RUSSIAN FEDERATION/DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC ...

Press Release       ASA 24/005/1996

Russian Federation: Refoulement of Lee Yen Sen: fear for ...
1 February 1996

Lee Yen Sen, a North Korean citizen, was returned by the Russian authorities to North Korea in September 1995. AI is concerned that he may face ill ...

Report       EUR 46/006/1996

North Korea: Secrecy of government hides real situation to ...
20 December 1995

News Service 247/95. AI INDEX: ASA 24/15/95. EMBARGOED UNTIL 0001 HRS GMT 20 DECEMBER 1995. DEMOCRATIC ...

Press Release       ASA 24/015/1995

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea): Human ...
20 December 1995

This report contains the cases of North Koreans AI believes may have been detained in North Korea. Independent research and verification of information ...

Report       ASA 24/012/1995

North Korea: Further information on unacknowledged ...
13 December 1995

AI has received information through unofficial sources confirming the return of the Hwang brothers, Hwang Sung Kuk, Hwang Sung San and Hwang ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/014/1995