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Four activists detained in Iraq on 27 May were released on 7 June. They allege that they were tortured in detention.
Urgent Action MDE 14/031/2011
The seven remaining activists from the Ayna Haqqi NGO that had been detained in Baghdad on 28 May have been released. However four activists ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/030/2011
A group of pro-reform activists have been allowed no contact with the outside world since they were detained on 27 and 28 May in Baghdad. They are ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/029/2011
Three men were sentenced to death in Iraq in April. Their lawyers have appealed, but if their sentences are upheld, the men could be executed within ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/028/2011
People first called for fundamental change in Tunisia at the end of 2010, the year covered by Amnesty International's latest annual worldwide survey ...
Report POL 10/012/2011
Firas Ali, an Iraqi political activist, was released on 27 April 2011 after having been held for two weeks at a detention centre in Baghdad. The whereabouts ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/027/2011
A man sentenced to death in Iraq in 2006 is at risk of imminent execution after the Court of Cassation upheld his death sentence at the end of April 2011 ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/026/2011
At least 90 people have been injured in confrontations between security forces and protesters.
Iraqi political activist 'Ala Nabil was released on 16 April.
Urgent Action MDE 14/025/2011
Amnesty International has received reports of a military build-up in Camp Ashraf days after a deadly military assault.