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Iran: Further information: Ahwazi Arab prisoners hours from ...
21 May 2014

The execution of Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi, both members of Iran's Ahwazi Arab minority, has been scheduled for 22 May 2014. Both ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/026/2014

Bahrain: Openness on human rights, but serious concerns ...
19 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 19 May 2014. Index: MDE 11/015/2014. Bahrain: openness on human ...

Public Statement       MDE 11/015/2014

United Arab Emirates: Further information: Activist awaits ...
16 May 2014

Political activist Obaid Yousef al-Zaabi, who was arrested after giving an interview to CNN on 11 December 2013, has received an unfair trial and will ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/012/2014

Egyptian-American on hunger strike: Mohamed Soltan
16 May 2014

Mohamed Soltan, the son of a Muslim Brotherhood figure, who has been detained in Egypt since August 2013, has been on hunger strike since 26 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/026/2014

Egypt: Further information: Al Jazeera journalist in solitary ...
16 May 2014

Abdallah Elshamy is now known to be in solitary confinement at a maximum-security prison as punishment for going on hunger strike. The ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/027/2014

Oman: Four men arbitrarily arrested, risk torture
16 May 2014

Four men are being held incommunicado, without charge, in Oman. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

Urgent Action       MDE 20/001/2014

Iran: “Justice is an alien word”: Ill-treatment of political ...
15 May 2014

This briefing concerns an incident that occurred on 17 April 2014 in Evin Prison in Tehran when Iranian security officials are reported to have subjected ...

Report       MDE 13/023/2014

Egypt: Further information: Elshamy in unknown location, risks ...
13 May 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdallah Elshamy has been moved from Tora Prison to an unknown location, which the authorities have not disclosed to his ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/025/2014

Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
13 May 2014

Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides ...

Report       ACT 40/004/2014

"Start here, start now, stop torture" [activists briefing]
13 May 2014

Torture is flourishing because rather than respecting the law by refusing to tolerate torture, governments are either actively using torture, or turning a ...

Document       ACT 40/003/2014