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UA 407/93 - Sri Lanka: unacknowledged detentions / fear for ...
18 November 1993

According to the Sri Lankan military, about 70 government soldiers have been taken prisoner by the LTTE following a major battle at the government ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/025/1993

Further information on UA 404/93 (ASA 37/23/93, 16 ...
17 November 1993

Sinnathambi Meganathan who was abducted by five armed men in Colombo on 10 November 1993, has been located in police custody in Batticaloa ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/024/1993

UA 404/93 - Sri Lanka: unacknowledged detention / fear of " ...
16 November 1993

Sinnathambi Meganathan was abducted on 10 November 1993 from a bus in the centre of Colombo by five armed men in civilian dress. He was taken ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/023/1993

Further information on UA 372/93 (ASA 37/21/93, 22 October) ...
1 November 1993

Nadarajah Manoranjith was released from custody on 27 October. Pathmanathan Gobinathan, Nagaiah Ramachandran and Vadivel Pathiparajah ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/022/1993

Amnesty International's concerns at the 50th session of the ...
1 November 1993

This document describes AI's concerns about a number of countries and issues relevant to the agenda of the forthcoming session of the UN Commission ...

Report       IOR 41/038/1993

Amnesty International News Service 139/93
27 October 1993

1. Burundi: AI calls for end to killings; 2. India: AI concerned by rising death toll in Srinagar; 3. Sri Lanka: More than a thousand arbitrarily arrested and ...

Report       NWS 11/139/1993

Sri Lanka: The "disappearances" from Eastern University ...
26 October 1993

On 5 September 1990, 159 young Tamil men were rounded up from the Eastern University Refugee Camp at Vantharamoolai, Batticaloa District by soldiers ...

Report       ASA 37/019/1993

UA 372/93 - Sri Lanka: arbitrary and unacknowledged arrests ...
21 October 1993

Thousands of Tamil people have been arbitrarily detained in the capital, Colombo, and its suburbs since 15 October 1993. Some have been taken ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/021/1993

Further information on UA 109/93 (ASA 37/08/93, 13 April and ...
17 October 1993

The Human Rights Task Force (HRTF) has published further information on the case of the sixteen Tamil men named above who were arrested at Vannathi ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/020/1993

Campaign against political killings and disappearances ...
30 September 1993

This report first examines the role of medico-legal skills in uncovering and exposing human rights violations, through the use of forensic pathology and ...

Report       ACT 33/036/1993