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Bahrain: Further information: Nabeel Rajab charged, risks ...
9 October 2014

Nabeel Rajab has been charged with “publicly insulting official institutions”. His detention has been extended and he will face trial on 19 October before ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/036/2014

UAE: Further information: Twitter activist's unfair trial continues
8 October 2014

Osama al-Najjar is due to appear before the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi, for his second hearing on 14 October on charges stemming from ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/020/2014

Bahrain: further information: Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja ends ...
8 October 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, one of the 13 jailed prominent opposition activists, ended his hunger strike on 23 September.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/035/2014

Egypt: Further information: Hunger striker hospitalized in ...
8 October 2014

Detained Egyptian-American national Mohamed Soltan was hospitalized on 7 October after his health deteriorated dramatically following an eight-month ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/054/2014

Iran: Further information: Jailed British-Iranian woman on ...
8 October 2014

British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has been on hunger strike since 1 October in protest at her prolonged detention and her lack of access to ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/056/2014

Egypt: Further information: Refugees resettled in Europe
7 October 2014

The two Palestinian refugees from Syria that the Egyptian authorities had been preparing to forcibly return to Syria or Gaza have now been resettled ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/053/2014

Bahrain: Death sentence for flare fatality
7 October 2014

A Bahraini man under sentence of death has lodged his final appeal and could be at risk of execution. He was sentenced to death in February 2014 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/034/2014

Iran: Human rights activist detained: Saeed Shirzad
3 October 2014

Human rights activist Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran's Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer. He has been accused of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/055/2014

Bahrain: human rights activist "offends" authorities
2 October 2014

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 1 October. The Public Prosecution has ordered him to be detained for seven days, for further ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/033/2014

Syria: Free Human Rights Lawyer
2 October 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT. 2 October 2014. Syria: Free Human Rights Lawyer. Release ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/044/2014