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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Saudi Arabia: further information: Hajras al-Qurey executed
22 September 2014

Hajras al-Qurey was executed on 22 September 2014 for drug-trafficking, despite maintaining that he was tortured into “confessing” to the crime and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/024/2014

Iraq: Open letter to Iraq's new Prime Minister
19 September 2014

In this open letter, Amnesty International urges the newly formed government of Iraq to promote and protect human rights. The organization expresses ...

Open Letter       MDE 14/013/2014

Morocco: Sahrawis on hunger strike against torture
19 September 2014

Seven Sahrawi men were severely beaten on 17 September in Laayoune Local Prison, Western Sahara. They have gone on hunger strike in protest ...

Urgent Action       MDE 29/007/2014

Bahrain: further information: Maryam Al-Khawaja free on bail ...
19 September 2014

Maryam Al-Khawaja was released on bail on 18 September. Her trial before the High Criminal Court has been scheduled for 1 October on a charge of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/029/2014

Qatar's human rights record marred by discrimination against ...
19 September 2014

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Qatar.

Public Statement       MDE 22/009/2014

Iraq: Amnesty International calls on new Iraqi Prime Minister to ...
19 September 2014

Amnesty International today sent a letter to the new Iraqi Prime Minister, Dr Haider Al-Abadi, urging him to do his utmost to ensure human rights are ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/014/2014

Iran: Kurdish juvenile offender facing execution: Saman ...
18 September 2014

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been convicted of taking part in armed activities against the state and killing a member of the Revolutionary ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/049/2014

Egypt: Further information: 25 activists on trial, three released ...
17 September 2014

On 15 September a Cairo criminal court released on bail three activists who have been jailed since June 2014. They are standing retrial alongside 22 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/050/2014

Egypt: Further information: Trial adjourned as activists remain ...
17 September 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam, well-known activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 21 others standing trial for breaching Egypt's repressive protest law, ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/051/2014

Syria/Iraq: Amnesty International condemns the summary ...
15 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 15 September 2014. AI Index: MDE 24/039/2014 . Syria/Iraq: Amnesty ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/039/2014