Western Europe: AI Concerns May 1990 - October 1990

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 03/002/1990

This document outlines Amnesty International's concerns in 17 countries in Western Europe. The concerns include: death penalty legislation; conscientious objection to military service; ill-treatment or torture of people held in police custody; detention of asylum-seekers; alleged forced admissions during interrogation and shootings by security forces (usually in the context of anti-terrorist operations). Amnesty International's concerns about harmonizations of asylum policy in Europe are also described here.

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