Amnesty International News Service 124/93
1. Israel and the Occupied Territories: Chairman Arafat affirms Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) commitment to human rights. 2. North Korea: Thirty years of human rights violations - thousands suffer systematic torture, summary execution and detention. 3. Romania: Police fail to protect three Roma from public lynching. 4. Bangladesh: Public executions and lashing carried out on the direction of local bodies without legal authority. 5. Honduras: AI calls for genuine commitment to investigate "disappearances".