Middle East And North Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Algeria: Comprehensive reforms needed to end sexual and ...
25 November 2014

In February 2014 the Algerian authorities published a decree to provide financial compensation for women victims of sexual violence by armed groups ...

Report       MDE 28/010/2014

Bahrain: Authorities must ensure justice for death in custody ...
24 November 2014

Amnesty International today called on the Bahraini authorities to ensure that justice is done after security officers were referred to court to stand trial tomorrow ...

Public Statement       MDE 11/047/2014

Libya: Jail sentence of Libyan editor a blow to free expression
21 November 2014

Amnesty International deplores the decision of the Court of Appeals in Tripoli to sentence the Libyan journalist Amara Hassan Mohamed al-Khattabi ...

Public Statement       MDE 19/010/2014

Israel/OPT: Israel resumes punitive house demolitions
21 November 2014

The Israeli government has ordered the demolition of the family homes of at least seven Palestinians who carried out attacks which killed Israelis. Israel ...

Urgent Action       MDE 15/035/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Zainab al-Khawaja released ...
20 November 2014

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was released on 19 November after more than a month in detention for ripping up a picture of the King in court. The ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/045/2014

Saudi Arabia: Human rights activist faces fresh trial ...
20 November 2014

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed al-Bajadi is being retried on the same charges for which he was sentenced to a four-year prison term in 2012. This ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/032/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Jail sentence of activist ...
20 November 2014

Prominent Saudi Arabian human rights activist Fowzan al-Harbi has been detained again, immediately after being told that his sentence had been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/033/2014

Turkey: Struggling to survive: Refugees from Syria in Turkey
20 November 2014

Turkey is hosting at least 1.6 million refugees from Syria, of which over 220000 are accommodated in government-run refugee camps. However, the ...

Report       EUR 44/017/2014

United Arab Emirates: “There is no freedom here”: Silencing ...
18 November 2014

In March 2011, a group of 133 women and men put their names to a petition calling for democratic reform, including the right to vote. The petition sparked ...

Report       MDE 25/018/2014

Yemen: Further information: Political activists released without ...
17 November 2014

Southern Yemeni political activists Anwar Ismail and Khaled al-Junaidi have been released without charge. After being arrested and subjected to enforced ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/010/2014