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Peru: Human rights in a climate of terror

This paper presents Amnesty International’s concerns about the grave human rights abuses which have afflicted Peru for almost 10 years. Abuses by the security forces occur in the context of terrorist campaigns by armed opposition groups, principally Sendero Luminoso but also including the MRTA. The...
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Egypt: Ten years of torture

This document presents evidence of a pattern of torture gathered by Amnesty International over the last ten years from torture victims, court judgements and forensic reports. The following individual cases are described: Mahmoud Mohammad Hassan, Basil ‘Abd al-Muhsin Hammouda, Magdi Gharib, Mohammad...