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Bahrain: Further information: Woman activist released in ...
21 February 2012

Zainab al-Khawaja was released on 20 February after having been arrested on 12 February for participating in a protest. She was charged with "illegal ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/012/2012

Syria: Further information: Syrian activist released from ...
21 February 2012

Syrian man Ahmed Andora was released on 27 January 2012 after almost four months in detention.

Urgent Action       MDE 24/015/2012

Egypt: Detained protestor in Egypt ill-treated: George Ramzi ...
17 February 2012

On 6 February 2012 George Ramzi Nakhla was arrested after taking part in a protest in Cairo. He has reportedly been ill-treated while in detention and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/008/2012

Iran: Web programmer at risk of execution in Iran: Saeed ...
17 February 2012

Web programmer Saeed Malekpour could be executed at any time in Iran. His death sentence was confirmed by the Supreme Court on 17 January 2012 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/008/2012

Bahrain: Detained activists at risk in Bahrain
17 February 2012

Scores of activists were arrested on 14 February 2012 at a protest to mark the first anniversary of the beginning of the unrest in Bahrain. Dozens remain ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/011/2012

Libya: Militias threaten hopes for new Libya
16 February 2012

The Libyan authorities face a considerable challenge in their efforts to bring under control the numerous militias that have largely taken the law into their ...

Report       MDE 19/002/2012

Syria: Further information: Brother of killed Syrian activist at ...
16 February 2012

Hazem Taisir Mattar, brother of killed Syrian activist Ghayath Mattar, has been missing from his hometown of Daraya, Syria, since 7 February. There are ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/013/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Naser Bader al-Raas found not ...
16 February 2012

A Canadian sentenced last October in Bahrain to five years in prison for taking part in anti-government protests has now been found not guilty on appeal ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/010/2012

Libya: Rein in armed militia in Libya
16 February 2012

February 2012 TAKE ACTION WRITE TO DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES OF LIBYA IN YOUR COUNTRY: Dear Ambassador, I am writing to ...

Action Document       MDE 19/001/2012

Bahrain: Further information: 14 Manama Protestors Released
16 February 2012

On 14 February 2012 a judge ordered the release of 14 people who had been serving six-month sentences for taking part in an "illegal gathering" among ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/009/2012