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Sweden: Fear of refoulement: Pauline Muzonzo Paku Kisoki
31 October 1996

The above, a Zairian asylum-seeker, is under immiment threat of being forcibly returned to Zaire where she would be at serious risk of torture, as she ...

Urgent Action       EUR 42/001/1996

Death penalty news June 1994
31 May 1994

1. Malawi: Commutation of all current death sentences; 2. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Legislation; 3. South Africa: Moratorium; 4. Turkey: University ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/002/1994

Urgent Action Newsletter October 1993
30 September 1993

1. USA: Life or death debate (Gary Graham). 2. Network update. 3. Actions speak louder than words - UAs at the World Conference. 4. UAs making news ...

Report       ACT 60/002/1993

Further information on UA 183/93 (EUR 42/01/93, 8 June; and ...
22 August 1993

Monica Castillo Paez was forcibly expelled from Sweden on 21 August, accompanied by Swedish officials. She asked for asylum in transit at Schipol ...

Urgent Action       EUR 42/004/1993

Amnesty International News Service 96/93
20 August 1993

1. China: AI fears mass arrests in Tibet as military surround villages. 2. Yemen: Political prisoners still behind bars. 3. Sweden: AI fears forcible return ...

Report       NWS 11/096/1993

Further information on UA 183/93 (EUR 42/01/93, 8 June) ...
12 August 1993

The Swedish Immigration Board held a re-hearing on 12 August to examine if there was any new information on her case, and their decision is expected ...

Urgent Action       EUR 42/003/1993

Indonesia / East Timor: Seven East Timorese still in danger
4 July 1993

There is serious concern for the safety of seven young East Timorese who entered the embassies of Finland and Sweden in Jakarta on 23 June 1993 ...

Report       ASA 21/018/1993

UA 212/93 - Indonesia / East Timor: fear of arbitrary detention ...
24 June 1993

Seven East Timorese asylum seekers who entered the embassies of Finland and Sweden in Jakarta on 23 June 1993 are at serious risk as long as they ...

Urgent Action       ASA 21/014/1993

UA 183/93 - Sweden: fear of forcible return (refoulement) ...
7 June 1993

Monica Castillo Paez, a Peruvian woman aged 20, has been refused asylum in Sweden and is at risk of forcible return to Peru. She fled Peru in December ...

Urgent Action       EUR 42/001/1993

UA 108/93 - Peru: Fear of torture: Luis Alberto Florian Leon
7 April 1993

There are fears for the physical safety of Luis Alberto Florian Leon who was detained by the security forces on 7 April 1993 after being deported back ...

Urgent Action       AMR 46/010/1993