Iraq

Human Rights in REPUBLIC OF IRAQ

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Iraq: Confesses under torture, facing execution: Khaled ...
4 December 2013

Khaled Khalifa Mahmud, a 36-year-old Iraqi man who was sentenced to death in October 2009 after an unfair trial, is at imminent risk of execution in ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/022/2013

Iraq: Further information: Abducted Iranian exiles in Iraqi ...
19 November 2013

The seven Iranian exiles abducted on 1 September 2013 are now known to be held by the Iraqi security forces at an unofficial detention facility in central ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/021/2013

Iraq: Further information: Five Iraqi men at risk of imminent ...
15 November 2013

Five Iraqi men were transferred to a prison in Baghdad, known to carry out executions. They are at imminent risk of execution. They were sentenced to ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/020/2013

Iraq: Man arbitrarily held after serving sentence: Shawqi ...
14 November 2013

US and Jordanian national, Shawqi Ahmad 'Omar has been imprisoned since 2004. He should be released immediately as he has served his sentence ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/018/2013

Iraq: Further information: Man at risk of imminent execution in ...
14 November 2013

Ahmad 'Amr 'Abd al-Qadir Muhammad, a Palestinian man born in Iraq had his application for a retrial rejected on 12 November 2013. He had been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/019/2013

Iraq: Executions at their highest in post-Saddam Iraq ...
8 November 2013

A sharp increase in the use of the death penalty in Iraq has brought the number of known executions to the highest since the toppling of Saddam Hussein ...

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Amnesty International | Iraq: Executions at their highest in post ...
8 November 2013

A sharp increase in the use of the death penalty in Iraq has brought the number of known executions to the highest in the decade since the toppling of ...

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Jordan: Growing restrictions, tough conditions: The plight of ...
31 October 2013

Almost one third of Syria's population have fled their homes. More than 2 million are refugees living outside Syria – mostly in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey ...

Report       MDE 16/003/2013

Iraq: Dozens executed in two days amid increased violence ...
10 October 2013

The Iraqi authorities must immediately halt all executions, Amnesty International said after 42 people were executed in the last two days.

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Amnesty International | Iraq: Spate of suicide bombings ...
7 October 2013

A wave of suicide bombings targeting school children and Shi'a pilgrims over the weekend marks a deplorable turn in the current surge in violence, said ...

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