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Andorra Asylum

Western Europe: AI Concerns May 1990 – October 1990

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...
Americas Detention

Mexico: Medical concern: Death of Ruben Oropeza Hurtado

The above-named died on 1 October 1990, reportedly as a result of injuries sustained during detention. He had been arrested on 29 March 1990 and confessed to possession of drugs. However, he insisted later that the confession had been extracted by torture. Despite his allegations and the lack of...