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Torture and other ill-treatment

“Medicine at Risk: The doctor as human rights abuser and victim” A background paper prepared by the Medical Office, International Secretariat, Amnesty International for the meeting: “MEDECINE A RISQUES: RISQUES DE SERVIR LA REPRESSION OU D’EN ETRE VICTIME

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...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: New Amnesty International move on executions in Iran

Amnesty International today (Monday 30 January) appealed to the international community to bring pressure on Iran to end the wave of political executions there. The worldwide human rights organization’s call for a halt to the killings came in a statement submitted for the 45th session of the United...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran:UA 354/88 – Iran: Fear of execution

Since July, Amnesty International has recorded the names of hundreds of political prisoners, members or supporters of many opposition factions, executed or in danger of execution in Iran. Among them are prisoners of conscience, prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment, or whose terms of...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 351/88 -Iran: Fear of Execution

Since July, Amnesty International has recorded the names of hundreds of political prisoners, members or supporters of many opposition factions, executed or in danger of execution in Iran. Among them are prisoners of conscience, prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment, or whose terms of...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 346/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Since July, Amnesty International has recorded the names of hundreds of political prisoners, members or supporters of many opposition factions, executed or in danger of execution in Iran. Among them are prisoners of conscience, prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment, or whose terms of...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 337/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Since July, Amnesty International has recorded the names of hundreds of political prisoners, members or supporters of many opposition factions, executed or in danger of execution in Iran. Among them are prisoners of conscience, prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment, or whose terms of...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 326/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Amnesty International has received information that Soraya Ali Mohammadi may be in imminent danger of execution. She is a member of the People’s Fadayan Organization of Iran reportedly sentenced to death in 1984 but her sentence was later commuted, first to 15 then to nine years’ imprisonment. She...