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Bosnia and Herzegovina Armed Conflict

EXTRA 47/93 – Bosnia-Herzegovina: deliberate and arbitrary detention of civilians / deliberate and arbitrary killings / fear of torture and ill- treatment: Civilian population in Mostar and in villages in central Bosnia- Herzegovina

Since the outbreak of fighting in mid-April 1993 between Bosnian Croatian and Bosnian Government forces seeking control over territory in central Bosnia and in Herzegovina, there have been reports of severe human rights abuses commited by both sides. These include reports of the detention by...
Bangladesh International Organizations

Further information on UA 408/92 (ASA 13/08/92, 22 December) – Bangladesh: fear of forcible return (refoulement): Burmese Muslim refugees

Following the resumption of repatriations, after they were suspended in mid-January 1993, the UNHCR announced on 30 April, that since 31 January there had been no reports of forced repatriation, and that it is intended that in mid-May, UNHCR and the Bangladesh Government will sign a Memorandum of...
China Children

Weekly Update Service 33/93

1. India: Amnesty International renews its call for access to investigate human rights abuses throughout India; 2. India: Government denials lack credibility, says Amnesty International; 3. China: Amnesty International calls for fundamental reforms to bring China into line with the United Nations...
India Armed Conflict

India: Examination of second periodic report by the Human Rights Committee: recommendations to bring Indian laws and practices in line with international human rights standards

This paper reviews the conclusions drawn by members of the Human Rights Committee about the application in India of those human rights guarantees provided in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) which fall within AI’s mandate. Topics covered include: general...