News

1/2/2002
Submission to the Tokyo conference on Afghan Reconstruction, 21-22 January 2002.
31/1/2002
Amnesty International welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka which on 25 January 2002 granted 150,000 Sri Lankan rupees (approximately US$ 1,600) compensation to Velu Arshadevi, a Tamil woman who was raped in Colombo in June 2001.
30/1/2002
Open letter on freedom of religion in Pakistan.
29/1/2002
Simi Banu, a young and talented artist of Narayangonj Fine Arts Institute, committed suicide at her residence in Khilgaon thana, Dhaka on December 23.
25/1/2002
An Islamic court in the northern Nigerian state of Sokoto has acquitted a women accused of having sex outside marriage.
14/1/2002
The case has been adjourned until 18 March 2002.
11/1/2002
On January 1, 2002, 'Ali bin Hittan bin Sa'id, Muhammad bin Suleyman bin Muhammad and Muhammad bin Khalil bin 'Abdullah, all Saudi Arabian nationals, were executed in Abha, Asir province, possibly solely for their sexual orientation.
11/1/2002
Basic rights violated in secret detentions.