This document updates “South Korea: Detention of Pomminnyon members” (ASA 25/21/91). The 12 people named here have been imprisoned under the National Security Law for real or alleged involvement with the dissident umbrella organization. They are: Cho Song-woo, Lee Hae-hak and Reverend Cho Yong-...
This document summarizes the cases of 35 prisoners, including prisoners of conscience, and members of “anti-state” groups who were arrested under national security legislation between 1975 and early 1991. (The “anti- state” groups in question are: Sanomaeng, the Socialist Workers’ League, and...
People’s Republic of China: Recent reports on political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Tibet
This document gives new information about the cases listed below. Much of the information has come from official documents. The indictment of Tibetan prisoners of conscience Soenam Choedron, Thupten Tsering and Tseten Norgyal and the court verdict against Jampa Ngodrup are reported. Amnesty...
This report covers Amnesty International concerns about human rights in Ecuador both under the administration of former President Leon Febres Cordero and during the current administration. AI is gravely concerned that, under the former administration, independent and full investigations into...
UA 321/91 – Haiti: fear of extrajudicial execution / torture: Rene Preval, Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lessegue, Renaud Bernardin, Michel Favard
UA 320/91 – Turkey: fear of torture: detained in Van on or around 28 September: Yusufhan Zorba, Mehmet Sirin Zorba, Senar Turgut, Gurbet …(f), Muhittin Aksin, Sakir Kanat, Cemal Kocak, Semsettin Kocak, Huseyin Karakoyun, Sehmuz Karakoyun, Hayrettin Yaca
Further information on UA 314/91 (AMR 29/10/91, 20 September) – El Salvador: death threats / harassment: Mirtala Lopez
Further information on UA 301/91 (AMR 23/48/91, 5 September) – Colombia: fear of “disappearance” / torture: Olga Lucia Espinoza Narvaez, Edilson Usuga Cardona
UA 312/91 – Colombia: possible extrajudicial execution: Carlos Julian Velez Rodriguez, Maria Norma Garzon, Luis Carlos Velez Garzon, Dumas Elkin Velez Rodriguez
UA 310/91 – Peru: extrajudicial execution / “disappearances”: Sara Luz Mozambite Quinones, Jeronimo Villar Salome, Camilo Alarcon Espinoza, Jules Tarazona Juipen, Alvaro Hachigui Izquierdo, Daniel Huaman Amacifuen
Further information on UA 209/91 (EUR 44/81/91, 14 June and follow-ups EUR 44/82/91, 17 June, EUR 44/84/91, 21 June, EUR 44/91/91, 5 July, EUR 44/94/91, 10 July) – Turkey: fear of torture: Cavidan Kocaacar, Murat Demir, Bedii Yarayici, Deniz Teztel, Tulay