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Iran: Jailed for women's right to watch sports: Ghoncheh ...
10 September 2014

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25-year-old Iranian-British national, has been held in Tehran's Evin Prison since 30 June, largely in solitary confinement without ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/048/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Maryam Al-Khawaja's detention ...
9 September 2014

Maryam Al-Khawaja's detention order has been extended until 16 September. She is a prisoner of conscience, held in connection with her human rights ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/026/2014

Qatar: Further information: UK nationals released
9 September 2014

UK nationals Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev have been released. They are not known to have been charged with any offence.

Urgent Action       MDE 22/008/2014

Egypt: Further information: Registration deadline extended
9 September 2014

The Egyptian authorities have extended a deadline for NGOs to register under the draconian Law on Associations (Law 84 of 2002) to 10 November ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/049/2014

Lebanon: Summary killing of Lebanese soldier is a war crime
8 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 8 September 2014 AI Index: MDE 18/003/2014. Lebanon: Summary ...

Public Statement       MDE 18/003/2014

Kuwait: Mother of activist at risk of deportation: Leyla ...
5 September 2014

Long-term Kuwait resident and Egyptian national, Leyla al-Darmalalli, is at risk of deportation from Kuwait to Egypt. She was detained on 2 September ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/007/2014

Yemen: Fear of enforced disappearance of activists
5 September 2014

Southern Yemeni political activists Anwar Ismail and Khaled al-Junaidi disappeared within days of one another. It is feared that they have been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/009/2014

Syria: Free prominent rights defenders: Verdict scheduled in ...
5 September 2014

The Syrian government should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/038/2014

Bahrain: Female human rights activist detained: Maryam Al ...
5 September 2014

Maryam Al-Khawaja, co-director of the Gulf Center for Human Rights and daughter of prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja was arrested on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/025/2014

Qatar: UK nationals disappear in Qatar, risk torture
4 September 2014

UK nationals Krishna Prasad Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev have disappeared in Qatar while researching the conditions of migrant workers. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/007/2014