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Iraq: Protesters detained, at risk of torture
2 June 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

Iraqi authorities must stop clampdown on peaceful protest ...
1 June 2011

Authorities urged to uphold and protect the right of Iraqis to engage in peaceful protests following the arrest of 15 pro-reform activists.


Iraq: Three sentenced to death in Iraq
18 May 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

Amnesty International Report 2011: State of human rights in ...
13 May 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

Iraq: Further information: Protester released but another still ...
12 May 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

Iraq: Risk of imminent execution in Iraq
5 May 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

Independent investigation urged into police violence in Iraqi ...
19 April 2011

At least 90 people have been injured in confrontations between security forces and protesters.


Iraq: Further information: Iraqi political activist released: 'Ala ...
19 April 2011

Iraqi political activist 'Ala Nabil was released on 16 April.

Urgent Action       MDE 14/025/2011

Iraq: Restraint urged at Camp Ashraf as government forces ...
15 April 2011

Amnesty International has received reports of a military build-up in Camp Ashraf days after a deadly military assault.


Iraq: Further information: Camp Ashraf residents released
15 April 2011

The six Camp Ashraf residents arrested on 8 April 2011 were released on 14 April, and are now back in the camp. They have told Amnesty International ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/024/2011