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East Asia Detention

South Korea: update on Pomminnyon arrests

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...
Cambodia Armed Groups

Cambodia: New fears about Khmer Rouge abuses

Amnesty International is concerned for the physical safety of 16 Cambodians who are thought to have been detained by the security forces of the partie of Democratic Kampuchea (“Khmer Rouge”) on 30 September 1991. They were apparently suspected of being reluctant to carry out Khmer Rouge...
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Armed Conflict

Israel and the Occupied Territories: Amnesty International’s response to the comments of the Israeli Ministry of Justice on the Amnesty International Reports 1990 and 1991

Amnesty International has responded to the comments of the Israeli Ministry of Justice on the Amnesty International Report entries for Israel in 1990/91. The response explains AI’s methodology and how it ensures impartiality in its reporting of violations. Specific issues addressed include...
Malaysia Arms Trade

Malaysia: Administrative detention of Sabahans

This paper provides information on the arrest and detention without charge or trial of seven supporters of the Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS). Their arrests occur in the context of increasing tension between the federal authorities and the PBS-dominated government of the state of Sabah, formerly North...