Weekly Update Service 23/92 (includes two additions)
1. Cote d'Ivoire: Amnesty International adopts more than 70 prisoners of conscience. 2. Equatorial Guinea: Release of opposition party activists. 3. Germany: Amnesty International concerned at reports of torture of asylum seekers. 4. Kenya: Amnesty International representatives visit Kenya. 5. Kenya: Convictions of prisoners of conscience quashed. 6. Iran: Amnesty International concerned at reports of abduction of Iranian national in Turkey. 7. Paraguay: Former senior police officials sentenced for past human rights violations. 8. Iran: Summary executions following mass arrests. 9. Turkey: Journalist killed in possible extrajudicial execution; torture safeguard proposals vetoed by Turkish president.
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- Bahrain: Further information: Growing health concerns for prominent activist: Nabeel Rajab
- USA: Execution set despite diagnosis of schizophrenia: Bruce Ward
- Israel/OPT: UN Secretary-General’s report to the Security Council presents key opportunity to highlight Israel’s ongoing illegal settlement activity and its impact on Palestinians