Mu'allim Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic opposition was released from prison today, over two years after his arrest. He and three others on trial with him known altogether as the Zaria Four, were arrested in September 1996
Once more the threat of airstrikes against Iraq looms.
IHRC Rapporteurs were deeply concerned upon their arrival to hear of the case of a 14 year old protestor (name witheld), who mounted a pseudo-Marxist demonstration against university fees, outside the Turkish Parliament building in Ankara.
Since 12 Ekim 1998, Istanbul Police start to put people under surveillance because of the "Hand in Hand Protest Campaign for the Head Scarf Ban."
Mixed reaction from human rights group after Commonwealth meeting.