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Egypt: Further information: Jail sentences for peaceful protest
12 June 2014

Leading activist Alaa Abd El Fattah and 24 other men were sentenced on 11 June to 15 years' imprisonment and a fine of 100000 Egyptian pounds ( ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/033/2014

United Arab Emirates: Prisoners of conscience ill-treated
12 June 2014

At least 10 prisoners of conscience are being ill-treated in al-Razeen Prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the conditions in the prison are ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/013/2014

Syria: Updated briefing on sieges across Syria
12 June 2014

Scores of thousands of civilians across Syria, including children, have been forced to endure a life under siege, with all the hardship and privations that ...

Document       MDE 24/023/2014

Bahrain: A message of thanks from newly released prisoner of ...
10 June 2014

Bahrain: A message of thanks from newly released prisoner of conscience, Nabeel Rajab 10 June 2014 by Kristin Hulaas Sunde. ...

Document       MDE 11/017/2014

Egypt: New leader faces rights crisis
10 June 2014

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi takes office in Egypt in the midst of a human rights crisis as dire as in any period in the country's modern history, Amnesty ...

Public Statement       MDE 12/032/2014

Iranian activist jailed for four years: Maryam Shafi' Pour
10 June 2014

Prisoner of conscience Maryam Shafi' Pour has had her seven-year prison sentence reduced to four years on appeal.

Urgent Action       MDE 13/031/2014

Syria: Poet arrested, life in danger
6 June 2014

Poet Nasser Saber Bondek was arrested on 17 February at his home by people believed to be members of the Syrian security forces. His whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/022/2014

Libya: Murder of humanitarian worker condemned
5 June 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: 19/05/2014. 5 June 2014. Libya: Murder of humanitarian worker condemned. ...

Public Statement       MDE 19/005/2014

Egyptian human rights activist facing prison for 'contempt of ...
4 June 2014

Amnesty International. Public Statement. 4 June 2014. Index: MDE 12/031/2014. Egyptian human rights activist facing prison for 'contempt of ...

Public Statement       MDE 12/031/2014

Iran: Further information: Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani ...
3 June 2014

Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, sentenced to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh), was executed on 1 June in Raja'i Shahr Prison, in Karaj ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/030/2014