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Bahrain: Further information: Hussain Hubail's appeal rejected
13 October 2014

Photographer Hussain Hubail's appeal against his five-year sentence has been rejected by the High Criminal Court of Appeal. He was sentenced on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/038/2014

Saudi Arabia's ACPRA: How the kingdom silences its human ...
10 October 2014

This briefing focuses on the cases of 11 human rights activists in Saudi Arabia who are either imprisoned or on trial and facing imprisonment. All 11 are ...

Report       MDE 23/025/2014

UAE: Enforced Disappearance of Qatari nationals
10 October 2014

Officials from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) detained two Qatari men on 27 June at the al-Ghuwaifat border post on the UAE's western border with ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/022/2014

Iran: further information: ex-political prisoner detained, risks ...
9 October 2014

Former prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi has been held in Tehran's Evin Prison since 6 September. He is believed to be in solitary confinement ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/057/2014

Bahrain: Open letter regarding the detention of Nabeel Rajab
9 October 2014

In this open letter, Amnesty International expresses grave concern about the detention of Nabeel Rajab, the well-known human rights defender, and ...

Open Letter       MDE 11/037/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Nabeel Rajab charged, risks ...
9 October 2014

Nabeel Rajab has been charged with “publicly insulting official institutions”. His detention has been extended and he will face trial on 19 October before ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/036/2014

UAE: Further information: Twitter activist's unfair trial continues
8 October 2014

Osama al-Najjar is due to appear before the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi, for his second hearing on 14 October on charges stemming from ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/020/2014

Bahrain: further information: Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja ends ...
8 October 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, one of the 13 jailed prominent opposition activists, ended his hunger strike on 23 September.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/035/2014

Egypt: Further information: Hunger striker hospitalized in ...
8 October 2014

Detained Egyptian-American national Mohamed Soltan was hospitalized on 7 October after his health deteriorated dramatically following an eight-month ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/054/2014

Iran: Further information: Jailed British-Iranian woman on ...
8 October 2014

British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has been on hunger strike since 1 October in protest at her prolonged detention and her lack of access to ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/056/2014