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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
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
1. Sri Lanka: Amnesty International welcomes ratification of UN Convention against Torture.
Report NWS 11/014/1994
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
1. Sri Lanka: Discovery of mass graves at Suriyakande.
Report NWS 11/010/1994
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
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
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
The remaining two people reported to have been in unacknowledged detention in October 1993 have been released from police custody.
Urgent Action ASA 37/001/1994
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Newsletter NWS 21/001/1994