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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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UK: Court of Appeal allows lawsuit to proceed in case of ...
30 October 2014

Amnesty International welcomed the decision today from the Court of Appeal in London in the case of Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar v Straw ...

Public Statement       EUR 45/010/2014

Kuwait: Further information: Sulaiman al-Jassem released
29 October 2014

Prisoner of conscience Sulaiman al-Jassem was released on 22 October, and had his conviction overturned by the Misdemeanours Appeal Court.

Urgent Action       MDE 17/009/2014

Iran: Further information: Reyhaneh Jabbari executed
28 October 2014

Reyhaneh Jabbari, who had been sentenced to death under qesas (retribution-in-kind), was executed on 25 October in Iran.

Urgent Action       MDE 13/058/2014

Egypt: Yara Sallam, 21 others, jailed for three years
28 October 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others were jailed for three years on 26 October by a criminal court, which convicted ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/057/2014

Syria: Voices in crisis: A monthly insight into the human rights ...
28 October 2014

1 OCTOBER 2014. SYRIA: VOICES IN CRISIS. “THE CONDITIONS ARE MISERABLE, IT'S A DISASTER” AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ...

Newsletter       MDE 24/046/2014

Algeria: 18-year-old Syrian refugee faces deportation ...
28 October 2014

The Algerian authorities may be preparing to forcibly return an 18-year-old Syrian refugee after he entered the country without official legal documentation ...

Urgent Action       MDE 28/009/2014

Egypt: Refugees face forcible return to Gaza or Syria
27 October 2014

Five Palestinian refugees from Syria are at imminent risk of being forcibly returned to either Gaza or Syria by the Egyptian authorities. Their travel ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/056/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Activist sentenced for comments ...
23 October 2014

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/041/2014

Turkey: Further information: Detention of refugees must be ...
23 October 2014

Ninety-five refugees from the city of Kobani, Syria, who had been unlawfully detained in a sports hall in the Turkish border town of Suruç since 5 October ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/020/2014

Egypt: Open letter re: Universal Periodic Review of Egypt (5 ...
22 October 2014

The upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt on 5 November 2014 comes at a critical time for human rights, freedoms and independent ...

Open Letter       MDE 12/055/2014