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Brunei Darussalam Armed Groups

Brunei Darussalam: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Sixth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, November – December 2009

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International raises concerns, inter alia, about administrative detention laws; restrictions on press freedom; the...
Algeria Armed Conflict

The Wire, July 2001. Vol.31, No.5.

1. Crimes of hatred: Sexual identity is highlighted in AI’s campaign against torture; 2. Algeria: Silencing the protesters; 3. DRC: A culture of torture and impunity; 4. Indonesia: Fighting for truth in Aceh; 5. Opinion: When is rape of women torture – and when should the state be held responsible?...
Bahrain Corporal Punishment

The death penalty: No solution to illicit drugs

This report provides compelling evidence of the futility and injustice of trying to use the death penalty to suppress drug trafficking and abuse. Some 26 countries have responded to the drug menace by introducing laws which make drug-related offences punishable by death. Thousands of prisoners have...