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".
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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