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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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Afghanistan

Afghanistan:No excuses for further bloodshed

News Service 173/96 AI INDEX: ASA 11/06/96 The capture of Kabul by the Taleban armed group should not lead to further revenge killings, arbitrary punishments or other cruel, inhuman or degrading...

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone: A decisive time to protect human rights

Human rights in Sierra Leone are at a decisive point, following the return of a civilian government and progress towards a negotiated settlement to five years of internal armed conflict, Amnesty...

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Rwanda

Fear for safety/Fear of ill-treatment/Arbitrary arrest

AI Index: AFR 47/16/96 UA 199/96 RWANDA Amiel Nkuriza, director of Intego and editor of Le Partisan Appolos Hakizimana, journalist at Intego Isaie Niyoyita, editor of Intego Two journalists with the...

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