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Andorra Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Andorra: Amnesty International, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Women’s Link and Front Line Defenders welcome acquittal of human rights defender Vanessa Mendoza Cortes

Amnesty International, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Women’s Link Worldwide and Front Line Defenders welcome today’s court decision acquitting human rights defender Vanessa Mendoza Cortés, President of the women’s rights organisation Stop Violence (Stop Violències), of a ‘crime against the...
Albania Death Penalty

Death Penalty News June 1996

1. Russia, Ukraine: Council of Europe demands cessation of executions; 2. AI calls on China to stop mass executions; 3. USA: New law restricts death penalty appeals; 4. South African constitution upholds death penalty ban; 5. News in brief: Albania, Bahamas, Belgium, Guyana, Libya, Sudan, USA (New...
Albania Death Penalty

Death Penalty News February 1991

1. 1990 a record-breaking year for abolition. 2. Abolition in Hungary – Constitutional Court ruling. 3. Japan: Forum discusses abolition. 4. Messages to the Anti-Death Penalty Forum 90: Abolish the death penalty!. 5. Expansion of the death penalty: Pakistan, Maldives. 6. The death penalty in...
Andorra Asylum

Western Europe: AI Concerns May 1990 – October 1990

This document outlines Amnesty International’s concerns in 17 countries in Western Europe. The concerns include: death penalty legislation; conscientious objection to military service; ill-treatment or torture of people held in police custody; detention of asylum-seekers; alleged forced admissions...