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Malaysia Armed Conflict

Malaysia: “Rehabilitation” of communists

Amnesty International’s concern about some 100 members of the Communist Party of Malaya are being “rehabilitated” through indefinite detention without trial under the Internal Security Act is reported here. The detainees ended their 41-year-long armed struggle against the government in December...
Brazil Detention

The 78th International Labour Conference: Amnesty International’s concerns relevant to the effective implementation of International Labour Organization conventions

1. Colombia: Convention 87 (incl. killings of German Antonio Redondo and Gloria Amparo Viveros Lucumy). 2. Lesotho: Convention no. 87 (incl. arrest of five teachers’ leaders and killing of Bathobakae Mokhothu). 3. Pakistan: Convention 87 (incl. arrests of Usman Ghani, Mohammed Khan, Feroz Karim and...
East Asia Death Penalty

Taiwan: death by execution takes 34 hours

According to a report published in the China Post of 17 April 1991, death row prisoner Huang Chia-ching was executed and his body removed to hospital after the execution as he had expressed the wish to donate his organs. However, on arrival at the hospital, doctors found that he was not yet dead...