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DR Congo

Hope is not Dead

On 10 December, the international human rights day, the international community should support the daily and determined struggle of human rights defenders in Zaire, Amnesty International said today...

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DR Congo

Amnesty International condemns massacre

AI INDEX: AFR 02/29/96 Members of a Tutsi-led armed group in eastern Zaire massacred about 500 unarmed Rwandese refugees and displaced Zairians at Chimanga refugee camp, 60 kilometres south of...

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DR Congo

Plight of refugees should not be forgotten

AI INDEX: AFR 16/35/95 Refugees forced by Tutsi-led armed groups in eastern Zaire to return to Burundi are in danger of further atrocities, Amnesty International said today, as it called on United...

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Afghanistan

Grave abuses by the Taleban in the name of religion

AI INDEX: ASA11/13/96 News Service 217/96 World governments meeting in New York in UN sponsored talks on Afghanistan must halt the human rights abuses inflicted by all warring factions on the Afghan...

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DR Congo

Refugees victims of current crisis

News Service 208/96 AI INDEX: AFR 02/16/96 Refugees are not the cause of the problem in the Great Lakes region, but rather are amongst the victims of the current crisis, Amnesty International said in...

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DR Congo

Urgent appeal to African heads of state and government

News Service 204/96 AI INDEX : AFR 02/10/96 On behalf of Amnesty International, I am sending an urgent appeal to you as African heads of state and government meeting in Nairobi on 5 November 1996 to...

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DR Congo

Fear for safety

AI Index: AFR 62/23/96 EXTRA 171/96ZAIRE Floribert Chebeya Bahizire, human rights activist Harouna Mbongo, human rights activist Bashi Nabukili, human rights activist Members of the Tutsi ethnic...

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Angola

UN withdrawal could lead to another human rights disaster

News Service 192/96 AI INDEX: AFR 12/08/96 On United Nations (UN) Day, Amnesty International warned member governments that Angola could witness another human rights catastrophe unless measures to...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan:Taleban take hundreds of civilian prisoners

In the few days the Taleban have controlled Kabul, their armed militia have taken prisoner up to 1,000 civilians during house to house searches throughout the city, according to information received...

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