Refugees: human rights have no borders: conclusions and recommendations

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Refugees: human rights have no borders

This report outlines why people flee, why they need protection and the system that should, but does not always, provide that protection. It demonstrates that refugee crises cannot be resolved unless the underlying human rights issues are addressed.

Kingdom of Thailand: human rights in transition

Five years after the military’s suppression of the 1992 pro-democracy movement in Thailand, the human rights situation has improved, although change in some important areas is still needed. Includes a discussion of problems related to refoulment of refugees and detention of asylum seekers

Panama/Colombia: refugees: the right to escape from death

Since November 1996 hundreds of Colombian refugees have been forcibly deported to Colombia by Panamanian authorities in clear breach of its international human rights obligations.

Myanmar/Bangladesh Rohingyas: the search for safety

Thousands of Burmese Muslims from the Rakhine (Arakan) State in Myanmar, known as Rohingyas, fled into southeastern Bangladesh during the first half of 1997. Unlike more than 250, 000 Rohingya refugees who came to Bangladesh in 1991 and 1992, these new arrivals are largely living in local villages rather than in designated refugee camps. The … Continue reading Myanmar/Bangladesh Rohingyas: the search for safety

Amnesty International concerns in Europe, July – December 1995

This document lists Amnesty International’s concerns across Europe for the second semester of 1995. A number of concerns for refugees are listed in the Balkan states

Amnesty International and India

This report is an introduction to Amnesty International and its concerns in India. It answers basic questions about Amnesty International: its role as a non-governmental international human rights organization; its worldwide membership, its mandate for action, its campaigning methods; and its work and membership in India. It includes information on AI concerns for refugees and … Continue reading Amnesty International and India

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea/Russian Federation: pursuit, intimidation and abuse of North Korean refugees and workers

This report decribes the situation of North Korean workers and refugees in the Russian Federation (Russia).

Crisis in Eastern Zaire: Amnesty International’s appeal for the protection of human rights in the crisis in Eastern Zaire

This document outlines the human rights situation in Zaire both before and after September 1996. It includes urgent recomendations to the international community.

Burundi: refugees forced back to danger

This document states that refugees from Burundi returning to their country are facing the same human rights abuses that forced them to flee in the first place. The civil war and ethnic violence in Burundi have not abated since October 1993. Killings of unarmed civilians, including the elderly and children, are reported virtually every week. … Continue reading Burundi: refugees forced back to danger