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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 days.
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 of human rights ...
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 of ...
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
Iraqi political activist 'Ala Nabil was released on 16 April.
Urgent Action MDE 14/025/2011
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 that they were ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/024/2011
Amnesty International has received reports of a military build-up in Camp Ashraf days after a deadly military assault.
On 8 April, Iraqi security forces sought to take greater control of Camp Ashraf, home to some 3400 Iranian refugees and exiles, using lethal and other excessive ...
Medical Action MDE 14/023/2011
Firas Ali, an Iraqi political activist, was detained at the office of the Federation of Workers' Councils and Unions in Iraq, Baghdad, at about 2pm on 13 April. ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/022/2011
Six Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, have been detained since they were arrested at the camp on 8 April and not permitted contact with their ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/021/2011