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This document emphasizes the need to push the Saudi Arabian authorities to stop the flogging, and to release Raif Badawi immediately.
Document MDE 23/004/2015
Former Kuwaiti opposition MP Saleh al-Mulla was released on bail on 11 January by a criminal court. He was charged for tweets deemed insulting to ...
Urgent Action MDE 17/002/2015
Businessman Dr Amer al-Shawa, a former academic, was arrested on arrival at Dubai airport on 2 October 2014. He is being held in an unknown location ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/001/2015
Saudi Arabian human rights defender and lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair has had his sentence upheld upon appeal and will be serving the full 15 years ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/003/2015
Saudi Arabian activist Raif Badawi was publicly flogged on 9 January in front of the al-Jafali mosque in Jeddah. He is at risk of receiving the remaining ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/002/2015
Film director Ines Ben Othman has been sentenced to two months in prison for insulting a public official.
Urgent Action MDE 30/002/2015
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. JOINT STATEMENT. Index: MDE 15/002/2015. 8 January 2015. Human rights and development ...
Public Statement MDE 15/002/2015
Amnesty International has been informed that Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger and prisoner of conscience, will be publicly flogged on 9 January ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/001/2015
Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha'ar were released on bail on 17 December.
Urgent Action MDE 24/003/2015
A Cairo court of appeal handed down reduced prison sentences to human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others on ...
Urgent Action MDE 12/001/2015