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Syrian political activist arrested: Louay Hussein
14 November 2014

Syrian political activist and writer Louay Hussein was arrested by immigration officials on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border on 12 November ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/049/2014

Egypt: Student detained and tortured after protest: Mahmoud ...
14 November 2014

Mahmoud Hussien, an 18-year-old student, has been held in detention without trial for 293 days, pending investigation. He is facing several trumped ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/062/2014

Iran: Joint letter to Member States of the United Nations ...
13 November 2014

Index: MDE 13/062/2014. To: Member States of the UN General Assembly. Your Excellency. We, the undersigned human ...

Open Letter       MDE 13/062/2014

Qatar: No extra time: How Qatar is still failing on workers' ...
12 November 2014

Four years after winning the right to host the World Cup, and more than a year since the systemic abuse of migrant workers hit the headlines around ...

Report       MDE 22/010/2014

Saudi Arabia: Lawyers sentenced over 'offensive' tweets
11 November 2014

A special court sentenced three Saudi Arabian lawyers to between five and eight years in prison over tweets deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/030/2014

Review before the UN must translate into real reform
10 November 2014

Prior to the review in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group, Amnesty International urges Iraq to engage constructively in the review to ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/017/2014

Syria: Arrested at the border, whereabouts unknown
10 November 2014

Syrian men Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha'ar were arrested by immigration officials on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border on 31 October. They ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/048/2014

Bahrain: Activist faces jail for 'defamation on Twitter': Ghada ...
7 November 2014

Bahraini women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer was arrested on 15 September on 10 charges of “defamation via her Twitter account”. Her detention ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/044/2014

Iran: Further information: British-Iranian activist on hunger ...
7 November 2014

British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has gone on her second hunger strike after learning she had been sentenced to one year's imprisonment ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/060/2014

Saudi Arabia: Women's rights activist detained: Souad al ...
6 November 2014

Women's rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/029/2014