Weekly Update Service 16/91
1. South Africa: Amnesty International observer at appeal hearing ("Upington 14"). 2. Syria: Political prisoners reportedly released. 3. Iraq: Amnesty International team to visit Iran to interview Iraqi refugees. 3. Iraq: Amnesty International fact-finding visit to Turkey (to interview Iraqi refugees). 4. Protocol on death penalty enters into force in July.
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- Côte d’Ivoire: Authorities must urgently conduct an independent investigation into unlawful killings and injuries during mutiny
- South Sudan: Further information: Fate and whereabouts of two men unknown: Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri
- Philippines: Martial law must not facilitate human rights violations