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  • Israeli High Court of Justice Torture Trial

    On Wednesday, 26 May 1999 the Israeli Supreme Court, sitting as the High Court of Justice, will hear testimony challenging the legality of secret interrogation procedures used by the Israeli General Security Service (GSS).

  • Child Soldiers and the Child Labor Convention

    The Global Use of Child Soldiers: An estimated 300,000 children under the age of eighteen are currently participating in armed conflicts in more than thirty countries on nearly every continent. While most child soldiers are in their teens, some are as young as seven years old.

  • اسرائيل قانونية اساليب الاستجواب التى تيلغ حد التعذيب 25 مايو \ ايار 1999

    من المقرر ان تستمع المحكمة الاسرئيلية العليا باعتبارها محكمة العدل العليا فى اسرئيل فى جلستها المنعقده يوم الاربعاء المقبل الموافق 26 مايو \ايار 1999 الى شهادات تطعن فى قانونية اجراءات التحقيق السؤية التى تستخدمها جهاز ال

  • Ticking Time Bombs

    NATO's Use of Cluster Munitions in Yugoslavia

    The announcement by the U.S. Defense Department at the end of April of a move toward the use of more Aarea weapons in Operation Allied Force, and the reports of a growing shortage of precision-guided weapons, point to an increased use of unguided (dumb) weapons by North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces in the war against Yugoslavia, including so-called cluster bombs.

  • Cuba's Repressive Machinery:

    Human Rights Forty Years After the Revolution

    Over the past forty years, Cuba has developed a highly effective machinery of repression. The denial of basic civil and political rights is written into Cuban law. In the name of legality, armed security forces, aided by state-controlled mass organizations, silence dissent with heavy prison terms, threats of prosecution, harassment, or exile.

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