This is the annual report for Amnesty International, documenting the human rights work undertaken by the organization between January-December 1988.
Middle East and North Africa
AI is deeply concerned at the continued detention without charge or trial of 90 doctors, dentists and veterinarians who were arrested in 1980 following widespread agitation in Syria for political reforms, including an end to the State of Emergency in force since 1963. Despite repeated requests for...
When the National Resistance Movement (NRM) took power in January 1986 it declared its commitment to restoring respect for human rights and the rules of law in Uganda. Three years on, this Amnesty International report reviews the NRM government’s human rights record. It describes the appalling...
Torture and other ill-treatment
1. Introduction. 2. Human rights standards specifically applicable to health professionals. 3. Evidence of the participation of health professionals in violations of human rights. 4. Human rights violations directed against health professionals. 5. The role of professional and other associations in...