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Iranian activist jailed for four years: Maryam Shafi' Pour
10 June 2014

Prisoner of conscience Maryam Shafi' Pour has had her seven-year prison sentence reduced to four years on appeal.

Urgent Action       MDE 13/031/2014

Syria: Poet arrested, life in danger
6 June 2014

Poet Nasser Saber Bondek was arrested on 17 February at his home by people believed to be members of the Syrian security forces. His whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/022/2014

Libya: Murder of humanitarian worker condemned
5 June 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: 19/05/2014. 5 June 2014. Libya: Murder of humanitarian worker condemned. ...

Public Statement       MDE 19/005/2014

Egyptian human rights activist facing prison for 'contempt of ...
4 June 2014

Amnesty International. Public Statement. 4 June 2014. Index: MDE 12/031/2014. Egyptian human rights activist facing prison for 'contempt of ...

Public Statement       MDE 12/031/2014

Iran: Further information: Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani ...
3 June 2014

Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, sentenced to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh), was executed on 1 June in Raja'i Shahr Prison, in Karaj ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/030/2014

Saudi Arabia: Death penalty for juvenile activist: Ali ...
3 June 2014

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a Shi'a activist to death for crimes it judged he committed when he was 17 years old. He claims he was tortured ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/014/2014

Iran: Silenced, expelled, imprisoned: Repression of students ...
2 June 2014

The eight year presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) sounded the death knell for academic freedom in Iran. Official policies aimed at “ ...

Report       MDE 13/015/2014

Iran: Further information: Ailing trade unionist starts hunger ...
2 June 2014

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, a prisoner of conscience serving a six-year jail sentence, has gone on hunger strike in protest at his transfer from ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/029/2014

Egypt: Further information: Women jailed for campus protests
30 May 2014

University students Abrar Al-Anany and Menatalla Moustafa, and teacher Yousra Elkhateeb, were sentenced to jail on 21 May for protesting peacefully ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/029/2014

Egypt: Addressing the situation of human rights in Egypt at the ...
30 May 2014

In this letter, human rights organizations express their concerns about the grave and continuing human rights abuses in Egypt. Despite commendable ...

Open Letter       MDE 12/030/2014