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"Disappearances" and political killings: human rights crisis of ...
1 February 1994

This report is part of a campaign launched by AI to combat "disappearances" and political killings all over the world. Chapters 1-6 of this report are case ...

Report       ACT 33/001/1994

Sri Lanka: Summary of human rights concerns
1 February 1994

This document provides an overview of AI's concerns in Sri Lanka since the beginning of 1993. During this period thousands of people, including prisoners ...

Report       ASA 37/009/1994

Sri Lanka: Secret detention in Colombo: the case of Arulappu ...
1 February 1994

The case of Arulappu Jude Arulrajah illustrates several concerns AI has about the continuing abuse of the already broad powers of arrest and detention ...

Report       ASA 37/013/1994

Sri Lanka: Balancing human rights and security: abuse of ...
1 February 1994

AI is concerned about the reported arrests of thousands of Tamil people every month in Colombo, mostly without any valid reason. The government says ...

Report       ASA 37/010/1994

Amnesty International News Service 14/94
24 January 1994

1. Sri Lanka: Amnesty International welcomes ratification of UN Convention against Torture.

Report       NWS 11/014/1994

Further information on UA 407/93 (ASA 37/25/93, 18 ...
21 January 1994

Amnesty International has received a report that at least 17 of the security forces personnel taken prisoner by the LTTE have recently been seen at a ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/008/1994

Amnesty International News Service 10/94
18 January 1994

1. Sri Lanka: Discovery of mass graves at Suriyakande.

Report       NWS 11/010/1994

UA 14/94 - Sri Lanka: unacknowledged detention / fear of " ...
14 January 1994

The five Tamil farmers named above, from Cithandy Village in Batticaloa District, were reportedly arrested on 24 December 1993 near the Santhanamadu ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/007/1994

Further information on EXTRA 109/93 (ASA 37/28/93, 30 ...
14 January 1994

According to a Sri Lankan radio report, the LTTE has confirmed that its former leader Gopalaswamy Mahendrarajah has been sentenced to death. They ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/006/1994

Further information on UA 256/93 (ASA 37/14/93, 5 August) ...
7 January 1994

The whereabouts of the three Tamil men named above remain unknown. AI was told in November 1993 that they had been handed over to the custody ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/003/1994