1996 UN Commission on human rights - a call for action
The 52nd session of the UN Commission on Human Rights will meet in Geneva from 18 March to 26 April 1996. This document lists AI's concerns regarding the human rights situation in China, Colombia, Indonesia/East Timor, Nigeria and Turkey. These will be raised as a matter of priority at the session. Other concerns to be raised include the draft Declaration on human rights defenders, the draft Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and women's human rights.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser