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Americas Children

El Salvador: Possible extra-judicial killings: Febe Elizabeth Velasquez, Ricardo Humberto Cestoni, Rosa Hilda Sanabria de Elias, Julia Tatiana Aguirre Mendoza, Vicente Salvador Melgar, Jose Daniel Lopez Melendez, Luis Edgardo Vasquez Marquez,

Ten people were killed and approximately 36 other people injured in a bomb attack on the offices of the Federación Nacional Sindical de Trabajadores Salvadoreños (FENASTRAS), the National Federation of Salvadorian Workers, on 31 October 1989.
Asia and the Pacific Death Penalty

India: The death penalty

The Indian Constitution protects the right to life. Yet on average over a dozen Indians are executed every year for criminal offences. Most of them are poor and illiterate. Although the Indian Constitution guarantees all its citizens equality before the law, the fact that people are executed...
Indonesia Detention

Indonesia: Subversion trials in Yogyakarta

The subversion trials of two prisoners of conscience , Bambang Isti Nugroho, aged 29 , and Bambang Subono , aged 28 , began in Yogyakarta in late April 1989 . The two men were arrested in June 1988 , and later charged under the Anti-Subversion Law of 1963 {UU No . 11 / 1963). If […]