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Iraq: Further information: One brother released, two still held in ...
20 December 2012

One of three brothers arrested in Iraq has been released. The other brothers have been reportedly tortured while held incommunicado and require access ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/019/2012

Iraq urged to end executions amid ratification of death ...
18 December 2012

Twenty-eight people are at imminent risk of execution after their death sentences were ratified yesterday.

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Iraq: No impunity for enforced disappearances: Iraq's ...
14 December 2012

Amnesty International, the International Commission on Missing Persons and TRIAL welcome recent steps taken by the government of Iraq to begin the ...

Document       MDE 14/018/2012

Iraq: Death sentences after coerced 'confessions'
12 December 2012

Four Iraqi men were sentenced to death on 3 December following the broadcast of their coerced “confessions”, taken while they were held incommunicado ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/017/2012

Iraq: Three brothers at risk of torture in Iraq
10 December 2012

Three brothers arrested in the early hours of 5 December are at risk of torture at the Directorate of Counter-Crime in Ramadi, central Iraq. Torture and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/016/2012

Amnesty International | Iraq: Deadly wave of bombings ahead ...
14 November 2012

A series of bomb attacks across Iraq on Wednesday have reportedly killed at least 14 people on the eve of the Islamic New Year.

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Iraq: Spiralling executions signal urgent need to end use of ...
5 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 5 October 2012. AI Index: MDE 14/015/2012. Iraq: Spiralling executions ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/015/2012

Iraq: Palestinian born in Iraq at risk of execution: Ahmad 'Amr ' ...
5 October 2012

At the end of August, Ahmad 'Amr 'Abd al-Qadir Muhammad, a Palestinian man born in Iraq, was transferred to al-Kadhimiya Prison in Baghdad, a prison ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/014/2012

Syria: Neighbouring countries must ensure that refugees ...
14 September 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 24/077/2012. 14 September 2012. Neighbouring countries ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/077/2012

Amnesty International | Iraq: Investigate 'horrific' wave of ...
11 September 2012

The Iraqi authorities must urgently launch a thorough, impartial investigation into a wave of bomb attacks and shootings across Iraq on Sunday which ...

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