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Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Armed Conflict

Israel and the Occupied Territories: Oral statement to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on the Israeli Occupied Territories

Two issues of serious concern to Amnesty International are the alleged use of torture or ill-treatment during interrogation and the use of administrative detention without charge or trial. One case of alleged ill- treatment in detention is described (‘Abd al-Ra’uf Ghabin) and a number of official...
Americas Armed Conflict

Cuba: Prisoners of conscience

Amnesty International (AI) is concerned by reports that at least several hundred people may be imprisoned for political reasons in Cuba. Up to three hundred may be prisoners of conscience. They include members of unofficial political and human rights groups, such as Criterio Alternativo or the...