This circular reports the killing of 32-year-old Gustavo Ramirez Aguilar, from the community of El Charcon, La Libertad department, on 19 May 1991. He was shot dead in his home by three armed men in civilian clothing. Gustavo Rosa was a desplazado (displaced person). Events leading up to his death...
This paper presents examples of the types of human rights violations which are inflicted on health personnel throughout the world, in countries of different political systems and different levels of political stability. The abuses documented here include arbitrary arrest and imprisonment without...
Human rights violations against trade unionists from six Latin American countries are described in this report. The appeal cases cited are: Brazil: Expedito Ribeiro de Souza, Jose Helio da Silva et al.; Chile: Bernardo Araya Zuleta, Maria Flores Barraza, Victor Diaz Lopez et al.; Colombia: German...
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...
Censorship and Freedom of Expression
Amnesty International has learned of the reported detention and subsequent “disappearance” of the above-mentioned people.