Saudi Arabia: remains a fertile ground for torture with impunity

Includes concerns regarding the treatment of immigrants, and the dangers of refoulement of people at risk of torture.

Japan: welcome to Japan?

This document states that foreign nationals entering Japan may be at risk of ill-treatment by immigration authorities during interrogations at Special Examination Rooms and by private security guards in detention facilities located at Japanese ports of entry, including Narita Airport.

Concerns in Europe bulletin: July – December 2001

This bulletin contains information about Amnesty International’s main concerns in Europe between July and December 2001. The five Central Asian republics of Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are included in the Europe Region because of their membership of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). … Continue reading Concerns in Europe bulletin: July – December 2001