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Albania Armed Conflict

Concerns in Europe November 1990 – April 1991

Amnesty International’s (AI) concerns in some 20 European countries from November 1990 through April 1991 are described in this report. They include alleged ill-treatment, sometimes amounting to torture, of detainees by police or prison staff, imprisonment of conscientious objectors to military...
Americas Children

El Salvador: Killing of Gustavo Rosa Ramirez Aguilar

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...
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...