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Two women working for Iraq's vice-president have been arrested and are being held incommunicado.
Two women employed by Iraq's Vice-President's Office were arrested on 1 January 2012. Their current whereabouts are not known. The Iraqi authorities issued an arrest ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/003/2012
The Iraqi presidency has ratified the sentences of 11 men sentenced to death in 2010 for their alleged involvement in causing bomb explosions in August 2009. They ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/002/2012
2011 was a year without precedent for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. It was a year in which millions of people of all ages and backgrounds ...
Report MDE 01/001/2012
Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012 unless governments in the region and international powers ...
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Date: 05 January 2012. AI Index: MDE 14/001/2012. Iraq: Amnesty International condemns latest killings of civilians. ...
Public Statement MDE 14/001/2012
Between 400 and 800 Iranian nationals living in a camp in Iraq could be transferred to a new location at the end of this year. Their security could be at risk while ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/047/2011
Three men in Iraq are at risk of execution. Twelve alleged members of armed opposition groups were executed in Iraq on 24 November 2011. Those executed were reportedly ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/046/2011
Tunisian national Yosri ben Fakher Trigui was executed in Iraq on 16 November along with 10 other people.
Urgent Action MDE 14/045/2011
Eleven people including two foreign nationals convicted of terrorism- related offences were hanged in Baghdad on Wednesday.