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China Justice Systems

Amnesty International News Service 54/94

1. Hong Kong: Amnesty International criticizes flaws in protection of human rights; calls for establishment of a human rights commission. 2. United Nations: Amnesty International disappointed by results of the latest meeting of the Human Rights Commission.
Austria Armed Conflict

Death penalty news June 1993

1. Hong Kong and the Gambia abolish death penalty for all crimes. 2. Italy: Moves towards total abolition. 3. USA: Recent developments. 4. Uganda: Nine prisoners executed. 5. Egypt: Death penalty for politically motivated crimes. 6. Japan: Resumes executions. 7. Taiwan: “Model prisoner” executed...
Canada Armed Conflict

Weekly Update Service 37/92 (includes addition)

1. Chad: Visit of AI delegation. 2. “Disappearances” and political killings: Conference calls for UN office on human rights. 3. India: Amnesty International welcomes calls for improved human rights. 4. Sudan: Deaths and detentions as Juba is destroyed. 5. Two Chinese asylum-seekers in Hong Kong...
Algeria Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Weekly Update Service 20/92

1. Lesotho: Amnesty International calls for action against police torturers. 2. Hong Kong: Amnesty International’s concerns about refugee screening process. 3. Switzerland: Amnesty International welcomes national referendum vote introducing a civilian alternative to compulsory military service. 4....
Chile Asylum

Weekly Update Service 41/91 (includes addition)

1. Republic of Ireland: AI calls again for independent inquiry into Sallins train robbery cases. 2. Morocco: Release of Tazmamert detainees. 3. Commonwealth: heads of government meeting strengthens commitment to human rights. 4. Egypt: Peace conference protesters arrested. 5. Hong Kong: AI’s...
Belgium Death Penalty

Death Penalty News October 1991

1. Hong Kong’s legislative council backs proposal to abolish the death penalty. 2. USSR: New laws reduce scope of death penalty. 3. Grenada: Commutations in 1983 coup case. 4. Papua New Guinea: Reintroduction of the death penalty for murder. 5. Kuwait: Death sentences commuted after international...