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Austria Detention

Amnesty International News Service 18/94

1. Austria: AI criticizes proposed changes to Austrian legislation on conscientious objection; 2. Germany: AI calls on Hamburg authorities to review complaints against police officers; 3. Malawi: AI representatives to attend human rights symposium; 4. Myanmar: Nobel laureate and prisoner of...
Austria Armed Conflict

Death penalty news June 1993

1. Hong Kong and the Gambia abolish death penalty for all crimes. 2. Italy: Moves towards total abolition. 3. USA: Recent developments. 4. Uganda: Nine prisoners executed. 5. Egypt: Death penalty for politically motivated crimes. 6. Japan: Resumes executions. 7. Taiwan: “Model prisoner” executed...
Austria Detention

Weekly Update Service 44/91

1. Morocco: Released prisoner of conscience talks to AI. 2. Released hostage talks about power of letters. 3. Bhutan: AI delegates visit Nepal to interview refugees. 4. Amnesty International welcomes measures to combat ill-treatment by Austrian police but calls for further action.
Albania Armed Conflict

Concerns in Europe May – October 1991

Amnesty International’s concerns in 23 European countries are summarized and updated in this report. They cover issues such as conscientious objection to military service, ill-treatment, sometimes amounting to torture, in police custody, conditions in which prisoners are held and the death penalty....
Albania Armed Conflict

Concerns in Europe November 1990 – April 1991

Amnesty International’s (AI) concerns in some 20 European countries from November 1990 through April 1991 are described in this report. They include alleged ill-treatment, sometimes amounting to torture, of detainees by police or prison staff, imprisonment of conscientious objectors to military...
Argentina Detention

Conscientious objection to military service

This report summarizes Amnesty International’s concerns regarding conscientious objection in 23 countries as of January 1991 (in a few cases as of February 1991). It updates the report “Conscientious objection to military service”, May 1988 (POL 31/01/88). There are two annexes: Annex 1 gives...
Andorra Asylum

Western Europe: AI Concerns May 1990 – October 1990

This document outlines Amnesty International’s concerns in 17 countries in Western Europe. The concerns include: death penalty legislation; conscientious objection to military service; ill-treatment or torture of people held in police custody; detention of asylum-seekers; alleged forced admissions...