Amnesty International News, March 1994. Vol.24, No.3.

1. Mexico: Summary executions prompt call for protection of human rights; 2. United Nations: Commissioner heralds new era of hope; 3. Afghanistan: Women and children killed in fighting; 4. Equatorial Guinea: Rights promises betrayed during election repression; 5. China: Dramatic increase in death sentences; 6. Venezuela: 150 killed in prison riots; 7. Senegal: Fears increase for 24 held in secret detention; 8. Morocco: Hopes are dashed as human rights minister makes disappointing start; 9. Djibouti: Ali Aref released; 10. Central and Eastern Europe: AI boost after campaign launch; 11. Lebanon: Ill-treatment fear must be investigated; 12. Greece passes law to abolish death penalty; 13. Worldwide appeals: China – Zhang Xianliang, Turkey – Abdulvahap Timurtas, Tunisia – Ramdhana Debbiche; 14. Focus: Women under attack.

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