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El Salvador Disappearances

El Salvador: “Disappearance”

Amnesty International is concerned at the reported unacknowledged detention of the five people named in this Urgent Action on 28 and 29 October 1988 and fears that they may have subsequently “disappeared”.
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 299/88 – Iran: Death Penalty

Amnesty International has received a report that Hamzeh Mahjoub, held in Roodsar Prison, and Massoud Alla’I Khastou, held in Evin Prison in Tehran, are in imminent danger of execution. Massoud Alla’i Khastou was arrested in 1981, aged 17, and sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment reportedly for being...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 293/88 – Fear of Torture/Fear of Execution: Iran

Amnesty International is concerned by a report that it has received that a supporter of the Kurdish opposition group, Komola, is in prison in Saghez in north western Iran, that he may be suffering torture, and that he is at risk of execution. Fereidoun Faroughi was arrested at the end of September...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 235/88 – Iran: Death Penalty: Political Executions

Amnesty International condemns the political executions carried out in Iran during the last month, which are reportedly still continuing. It is concerned by the continuing ban on family visits to political prisoners in Evin Prison in Tehran and elsewhere which has fuelled speculation that hundreds...