Cuba: dissidents imprisoned or forced into exile
This document discusses Concilio Cubano. Since its establishment in October 1995, dozens of people belonging to member groups had been detained for short periods and threatened with imprisonment on various charges if they did not give up their activities or leave the country. The action against them intensified in the ten days prior to 24 … Continue reading Cuba: dissidents imprisoned or forced into exile
Turkey: no security without human rights
Recent Turkish history has been dominated by the Turkish states failed experiment in maintaining security through repression. Successive governments have made some progress towards establishing parliamentary democracy and fundamental freedoms, but national security has consistently been left to the discretion of the security forces. They have treated international human rights standards and Turkish law with … Continue reading Turkey: no security without human rights
Zaire: lawlessness and insecurity in North and South-Kivu
This report describes human rights abuses in North and South-Kivu and covers the period up to the attacks on, and mass movement of, refugees in the area in October 1996.