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Iraq: Seven Iranians abducted from Camp Ashraf
11 September 2013

Seven Iranian exiles, members of the People's Mojahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI), were abducted from Camp Ashraf, northeast of Baghdad, on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/016/2013

Iraq: Impartial investigation of Camp Ashraf deaths crucial ...
2 September 2013

Amnesty International urges the Iraqi authorities to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into violence at Camp Ashraf that reportedly left at ...


Iraqi authorities must not block peaceful protests | Amnesty ...
30 August 2013

A day ahead of planned country-wide protests across Iraq, Amnesty International calls on the authorities to protect protesters' rights to peaceful ...


Wire, September/October 2013. Vol. 43, issue 005
30 August 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Egypt's long road to equality 3) Forced evictions; 'Even the rats in my house are worried' 4) 'They would only succeed if we ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2013

Iraq: Kurdish detainee on hunger strike in Iraq
20 August 2013

A 36-year-old man currently on hunger strike has been detained without charge or trial for 20 months in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/015/2013

Iraq: Journalist acquitted: Ja'far al-Nasrawi
23 July 2013

Ja'far al-Nasrawi, an Iraqi journalist working for al-Sumariya satellite channel, was acquitted by al-Russafa Criminal Court in Baghdad, Iraq, on 22 July ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/014/2013

Iraqi journalist at risk of torture: Ja'far al-Nasrawi
19 July 2013

Journalist Ja'far al-Nasrawi was arrested on 19 July 2013 in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad for participating in an illegal demonstration. He is held in a police ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/013/2013

Torture in Iraq: 'I did not recognize him because of the torture'
28 June 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FEATURE AI index: MDE 14/011/2013. EMBARGO: Friday 28 June 2013, 00:01Hs GMT. ...

PressItem       MDE 14/011/2013

Torture in Iraq: 'I did not recognize him because of the torture' ...
28 June 2013

The mother of Palestinian born in Iraq currently on death row talks about how his son was tortured into confessing to a crime he says, he didn't commit ...


Iraq: Iraqi Kurd held incommunicado
27 June 2013

A 26-year-old Iraqi Kurd, Hazem Saber Ibrahim Qader, has been held incommunicado in Iraq's Kurdistan region since 17 June, and is believed to ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/012/2013