The Wire, June 2002. Vol. 32, No.5.
1.) Israel and the Occupied Territories: Grief must lead to change; AI Secretary General Irene Khan's eye witness account after a visit to Israel and the Occupied Territories stresses need for impartiality; 2.) Africa: G8 ignores role of arms trade in Africa; 3.) Laos: Prisoners in Laos face torture and cruelty; 4.) Caribbean: no return to executions; 5.) Colombia: Raising human rights; 6.) Worldwide Appeals: Bulgaria; Indonesia; Iran; Bangladesh; 7.) Update: USA; 8.) Amnesty International Report 2002; 9.) Progress against torture worldwide; 10.) Uzbekistan: Mothers against the death penalty
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- Equatorial Guinea missed the opportunity to accept key human rights recommendations at the UN review
- Ethiopia: University lecturer must be released: Firew Bekele
- Oral statement by 20 NGOs to HRC42 expressing support for the Coordination Committee’s process to strengthen the work of the Special Procedures