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Nepal Death Penalty

Nepal: A pattern of human rights violations

Political imprisonment is a persistent feature of Nepali life. All political party activity is banned. There are usually at least 100 political prisoners in Nepal’s jails, and in recent periods of widespread protest such as the first half of 1985, hundreds of non-violent opponents of the...
Indonesia Death Penalty

Indonesia: The application of the death penalty

Use of the death penalty in Indonesia has increased sharply in recent years. Since the beginning of 1985, there have been 17 judicial executions. In the ten years before that there were four. Amnesty International believes that many of those executed in recent years had unfair trials. Many had been...
El Salvador Disappearances

El Salvador: “Disappearance”: Salvador Ubau

Amnesty International is concerned about reports of the “disappearance” of trade unionist Salvador Ubau, who was abducted on 1 September 1987 at 8.00 am in San Salvador. Five heavily armed men forced him into a white pick-up, licence plate number 87659. The authorities deny holding him and his...