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Cyprus: Imprisonment of conscientious objector Nikos Alekou ...
24 January 1994

On 22 November 1993, conscientious objector Nikos Alekou Paisis was sentenced by Nicosia Military Court to eight months' imprisonment for refusing ...

Report       EUR 17/001/1994

The death penalty in wartime: arguments for abolition
1 January 1994

This paper considers whether there are any special arguments which would justify limiting the abolition of the death penalty to ordinary crimes. It presents ...

Report       ACT 50/001/1994

Further information on EXTRA 87/93 (EUR 17/10/93, 8 ...
18 November 1993

On 12 November 1993 Salih Askerogul was sentenced by a military court in Lefkosa to a total of three years and three months' imprisonment. He was ...

Urgent Action       EUR 17/012/1993

Further information on EXTRA 87/93 (EUR 17/10/93, 8 ...
20 October 1993

An Amnesty International delegate observed the 15 October hearing in the trial of Salih Askerogul in Lefkosa Military Court. He was remanded in custody ...

Urgent Action       EUR 17/011/1993

EXTRA 87/93 - Northern Cyprus: legal concern / prisoner of ...
7 October 1993

Salih Askerogul, a Cypriot from the Turkish zone, was taken into custody on 27 September 1993 for refusing to do his military service on grounds of ...

Urgent Action       EUR 17/010/1993

Amnesty International News Service 106/93
25 August 1993

1. Cyprus: AI concerned by deteriorating situation facing conscientious objectors. 2. Peru: AI condemns "Shining Path" massacre of Ashaninka.

Report       NWS 11/106/1993

Cyprus: Imprisonment of conscientious objector Haralambos ...
15 March 1993

Haralambos Theodorou Antoniadis, a Jehovah's Witness, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment by Nicosia Military Court on 25 January 1993 for ...

Report       EUR 17/003/1993

Cyprus: Imprisonment of conscientious objector Marios ...
15 March 1993

Marios Kounides, a Jehovah's Witness, was sentenced to nine months' imprisonment on 19 January 1993 by Nicosia Military Court for refusing to ...

Report       EUR 17/004/1993

Cyprus: Reimprisonment of conscientious objector Athinakis ...
12 January 1993

On 14 December 1992, Athinakis Zinonos, aged 22, was jailed for the second time in two years for refusing, on grounds of conscience, to perform compulsory ...

Report       EUR 17/002/1993

Cyprus: Continued concern about conscientious objectors ...
1 January 1993

Iosif Kourides, a Jehovah's Witness aged 28, was sentenced to 15 months' imprisonment for refusing to perform compulsory military service by Nicosia ...

Report       EUR 17/001/1993