The Wire, October 2001. Vol.31, No.7.

Index Number: NWS 21/008/2001

1.) One more victim of Chernobyl: Eminent Belarusian scientist imprisoned after criticizing official investigations; 2.) Habré evades justice; 3.) Systematic torture of political prisoners in Iraq; 4.) A high price for justice in Guatemala: Anti-impunity trial leads to intimidation and harassment; 5.) AI welcomes release of Libyan political prisoners; 6.) Worldwide Appeals : Iran; Angola; Jamaica; 7.) Updates: Colombia; Laos; 8.) News in brief: New torture investigation manual published; Torture trade report progress; AI lobbies Commonwealth meeting; 9.) Change in the air for AI; 10.) UN Conference fails; 11.) AI appalled at devastating attacks on civilians in USA.

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