Weekly Update Service 16/91
1. South Africa: Amnesty International observer at appeal hearing ("Upington 14"). 2. Syria: Political prisoners reportedly released. 3. Iraq: Amnesty International team to visit Iran to interview Iraqi refugees. 3. Iraq: Amnesty International fact-finding visit to Turkey (to interview Iraqi refugees). 4. Protocol on death penalty enters into force in July.
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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