Amnesty International News, January 1996. Vol.26, No.1.

By Amnesty International, , Index number: NWS 21/001/1996

1. United States of America: Chain-gangs reintroduced in state prisons; 2. United Arab Emirates: Call for clemency on floggings; 3. Turkey: Lawyer Eren Keskin speaks out as legal changes prompt retrials; 4. News in Brief (Ukraine and Syria); 5. Equatorial Guinea: Hopes for free and fair elections dashed; 6. Pakistan: Bill seeks to ban flogging for criminal offences; 7. Turkmenistan: Detentions follow anti-government protests; 8. Worldwide appeals: Greece (Savvas Enotiadis), Cuba (Ruben Hoyo Ruiz) and Morocco (Abraham Serfaty); 9. Focus - Nigeria: Contempt for human rights.

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