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Bahrain Death Penalty

Bahrain: Violations of human rights

Amnesty International’s concerns about violations of human rights in Bahrain are reported in this document. Hundreds of alleged government opponents have been detained arbitrarily, sometimes incommunicado, for up to seven years without trial. Most were allegedly connected to Islamic groups. Many...
Iran Death Penalty

Weekly Update Service 16/91

1. South Africa: Amnesty International observer at appeal hearing (“Upington 14”). 2. Syria: Political prisoners reportedly released. 3. Iraq: Amnesty International team to visit Iran to interview Iraqi refugees. 3. Iraq: Amnesty International fact-finding visit to Turkey (to interview Iraqi...
East Asia Detention

South Korea: Torture and ill-treatment

Allegations of torture and ill-treatment of some political and other prisoners in South Korea are reported here. Several members of the Sanomaeng (Socialist Workers League) have claimed ill-treatment following arrest in September/October 1990. Lee Song-su and Hyon Yon-dok reportedly told their...