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Nepal: Human rights safeguards
31 May 1994

In November 1993 an Amnesty International delegation visited Nepal. Discussions with government ministers and other officials focused on steps ...

Report       ASA 31/002/1994

Nepal: A summary of Amnesty International's concerns on ...
1 March 1994

Since Nepal's accession to the Convention against Torture in 1991, AI has received reports that torture is still used in police custody, both to obtain ...

Report       ASA 31/001/1994

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

Nepal: Reports of possible extrajudicial executions, arbitrary ...
30 September 1993

Between 25 June and 20 July at least 20 people were reportedly shot dead by police in possible extrajudicial executions, and several hundred people ...

Report       ASA 31/008/1993

UA 346/93 - Nepal: unacknowledged detention / fear of " ...
29 September 1993

There is concern for the safety of Pravakar Subedi, a 20-year-old student, reported missing since 25 June 1993. Relatives believe that a photograph ...

Urgent Action       ASA 31/010/1993

UA 314/93 - Nepal: torture / possible extrajudicial executions ...
8 September 1993

There is concern about the torture in police custody of three students, Kiran Shrestha, Shankar Rokka and Lochan Nepal, and the possible extrajudicial ...

Urgent Action       ASA 31/009/1993

Further information on EXTRA 63/93 (ASA 31/04/93, 29 June ...
19 July 1993

Four more people have been killed by police and at least 50 injured, including 14 policemen, during clashes between police and demonstrators, during ...

Urgent Action       ASA 31/007/1993

Amnesty International News Service 80/93
14 July 1993

1. Nepal: AI calls for investigation into police shootings.

Report       NWS 11/080/1993

Further information on EXTRA 63/93 (ASA 31/04/93, 29 June ...
5 July 1993

The above four people named above were also killed when police opened fire on demonstrators in Kathmandu valley between 25 and 28 June 1993 ...

Urgent Action       ASA 31/006/1993

Further information on EXTRA 63/93 (ASA 31/04/93, 28 June) ...
29 June 1993

Prem Parajuli, a human rights activist from the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) was released today on bail. He was arrested on 25 June 1993 ...

Urgent Action       ASA 31/005/1993