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The 86th International Labour Conference: Amnesty International's concerns relevant to the Committee on Application of Standards

, Index number: IOR 42/001/1998

In this document AI outlines some current concerns which may be relevant to the discussions due to take place at the 86th International Labour Conference in Geneva in June 1998. These concerns include serious human rights violations against trade unionists in Colombia, Indonesia and Myanmar; violations against indiginous peoples in Brazil in the context of land disputes; ill-treatment of women in Afghanistan and religious discrimination in Iran where several members of the Baha'i community are under sentence of death.

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