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UA 51/93 - India: fear of torture: Sukhdev Singh
1 March 1993

Sukhdev Singh was reportedly taken into custody by police from Butala police station, Beas, on 2 January 1993. His father has made applications to ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/010/1993

India: Examination of second periodic report by the Human ...
1 March 1993

This paper reviews the conclusions drawn by members of the Human Rights Committee about the application in India of those human rights guarantees ...

Report       ASA 20/005/1993

UA 45/93 - India: death from suspected torture in custody: Mr ...
23 February 1993

Mr Vidyadharan, president of a Congress Party "reformist" group in Alappuzha district, Kerala, died in police custody in Haripad Taluk at 2pm on 18 February ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/008/1993

Weekly Update Service 09/93
4 February 1993

1. Togo: Recent killings of peaceful demonstrators underline need for urgent steps to end security force impunity. 2. India: Amnesty International seeks ...

Report       NWS 11/009/1993

Medical letter writing action: India: Shah Ajaz Ahmad
3 February 1993

Shah Ajaz Ahmad, aged 18, was detained in Srinagar, Kashmir, on 4 September 1992. The reason for his arrest is not known. He was admitted to the ...

Report       ASA 20/007/1993

Further information on UA 05/93 (ASA 20/03/93, 8 January) ...
20 January 1993

The Jammu and Kashmir governor has instituted a judicial inquiry into the killings in Sopore. The inquiry will be held by a sitting judge. One inspector ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/006/1993

Weekly update service 03/93
12 January 1993

1. India: Violence following destruction of Babri Masjid at Ayodhya; 2. Pakistan: Arrests and torture of political activists and journalists.

Report       NWS 11/003/1993

UA 06/93 - India: fear of "disappearance": Ranjit Singh ...
12 January 1993

AI continues to receive reports of "disappearances" from the Punjab, the most recent examples of which are the cases of the three men named above ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/004/1993

UA 05/93 - India: extrajudicial execution / legal concern: at ...
8 January 1993

At least 53 people are reported to have been killed in Sopore, Kashmir, on 6 January 1993 by members of the paramilitary Border Security Force who ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/003/1993

UA 397/92 - India: fear of "disappearance": Jagwinder Singh
17 December 1992

Jagwinder Singh, a 24-year-old lawyer, was reportedly arrested on 25 September 1992. He has not been seen since. His family have signed affidavits ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/060/1992