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Thailand: Fears for villagers after attack in Thailand

There are grave concerns for the safety of the 700 residents of Nanongbong village in north-eastern Thailand, after it was attacked by at least 100 ...

19 May 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 39/006/2014

Pakistan: Human Rights lawyer shot dead in his office: Rashid ...

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. The killing is likely linked to his legal ...

19 May 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 33/009/2014

Burundi: Human rights defender detained: Pierre-Claver ...

Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa, a Burundian human rights defender, was arrested during the night of 15 to 16 May and is detained on spurious charges relating ...

19 May 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2014

Pakistan: Abducted political activist at risk of death

Zahid Baloch, Chairman of the Baloch Student Organisation-Azad (BSOA) was abducted in Quetta, Balochistan, on 18 March. His family do not know ...

19 May 2014       Document       ASA 33/008/2014

Europe: Not everything's rosy for Prides in Europe

Amnesty International's Fight Discrimination in Europe campaign tackles most forms of discrimination including on grounds of sexual orientation and ...

17 May 2014       Document       EUR 01/010/2014

Investigating and prosecuting sexual and gender-based ...

This letter has been written by civil society organizations ahead of the 16th meeting of the European Network of contact points in respect of persons ...

16 May 2014       Open Letter       IOR 53/005/2014

Further information: Sudan: Woman sentenced to death for her ...

On 15 May Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was sentenced to death by hanging for 'apostasy', and to flogging for 'adultery'. She is a prisoner of conscience ...

16 May 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 54/007/2014

India: Jailed activist denied medical care: Gokarakonda Naga ...

Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba, an activist and academic, is being held in pre-trial detention in Nagpur Central Prison, Maharashtra state. His legs are ...

16 May 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 20/013/2014

United Arab Emirates: Further information: Activist awaits ...

Political activist Obaid Yousef al-Zaabi, who was arrested after giving an interview to CNN on 11 December 2013, has received an unfair trial and will ...

16 May 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 25/012/2014

Egyptian-American on hunger strike: Mohamed Soltan

Mohamed Soltan, the son of a Muslim Brotherhood figure, who has been detained in Egypt since August 2013, has been on hunger strike since 26 ...

16 May 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 12/026/2014

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