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Iraq: Six men at risk of execution in Iraq
7 September 2012

At least six men, including one Saudi Arabian national, are at risk of execution in Iraq. Five of them have had their sentenced sent for ratification by the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/013/2012

Iraq: Five Libyans risk imminent execution in Iraq
31 August 2012

Five Libyan nationals are believed to be at risk of imminent execution in Iraq. Their sentences have been upheld and three of them could have been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/012/2012

Iraq must halt executions
30 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 30 August 2012. Index: MDE 14/011/2012. Iraq must halt executions. ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/011/2012

Iraq convicts British pensioner after 15-minute hearing ...
30 July 2012

Court sentences 70-year-old Ramze Shihab Amhed to 15 years in prison after 'grossly unfair' trial that relied on 'torture' evidence.


Amnesty International | Iraq urged to halt executions after 196 ...
24 July 2012

Nearly 200 executions have been given the go-ahead in the Iraqi governorate of Anbar, in what Amnesty International called an alarming move.

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Iraq: Iraq intends to execute 196 prisoners
24 July 2012

Some 196 people are at imminent risk of execution in Iraq: the Ministry of Interior has announced their sentences are at the final stage and should be ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/010/2012

Iraq urged to halt executions after 196 death sentences ...
24 July 2012

Iraq urged to commute all death sentences and impose a moratorium on the death penalty following an announcement that nearly 200 executions would ...


Iraq: Amnesty International condemns killings of civilians and ...
23 July 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT 23 July 2012 AI Index: MDE 14/009/2012. Iraq: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/009/2012

Amnesty International | Iraq: Amnesty International condemns ...
13 June 2012

A wave of bombings and other attacks in several Iraqi provinces including a number of locations in Baghdad that reportedly killed at least 55 people ...

Press Release      

Iraq: Amnesty International condemns killings of pilgrims ...
13 June 2012

At least 55 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a wave of bombings across Iraq during a major Shi'a religous festival.