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Iran: Blogger and activist re-arrested in Iran
30 August 2012

Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and Navid Khanjani were re-arrested on 22 August 2012 after security forces reportedly attacked a relief camp for earthquake ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/060/2012

Iraq must halt executions
30 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 30 August 2012. Index: MDE 14/011/2012. Iraq must halt executions. ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/011/2012

Syria: Female student arrested and detained in Syria: Zilal ...
29 August 2012

Nineteen-year-old female student Zilal Ibrahim al-Salhani was arrested at her home in Syria on 28 July. Apart from one phone call that day, she has been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/075/2012

Tunisia: Charges against former presidential adviser by ...
24 August 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 24 August 2012. Index: MDE 30/007/2012. Tunisia: Charges against ...

Public Statement       MDE 30/007/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Bahraini activist remains in ...
24 August 2012

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, was acquitted of the charge of libel by the Appeals Court in Manama on 23 August 2012. He ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/052/2012

Yemen can no longer delay taking concrete steps to improve ...
24 August 2012

In this statement, to the 21st session of the UN Human Rights Council, Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to define and implement a ...

Document       MDE 31/011/2012

Syria: Civilians bearing the brunt in the battle for Aleppo
23 August 2012

Civilians are increasingly bearing the brunt of the violence in the bitter battle between Syrian government forces and opposition fighters for control of ...

PressItem       MDE 24/073/2012

Iran: Fears of torture for Iranian writer: Arzhang Davoodi
23 August 2012

Iranian writer Arzhang Davoodi, imprisoned since October 2003, was transferred to Section 209 of Tehran's Evin Prison on 27 June where it is feared ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/059/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Bahraini activist sentenced to ...
21 August 2012

Nabeel Rajab, a prominent Bahraini human rights activist, was sentenced to three years imprisonment on 16 August 2012 for taking part in anti- ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/051/2012

Syria: Activist's brother detained, risks torture:
17 August 2012

A 17-year-old boy, Salah al-Shogre (or al-Shogri), brother of a detained activist, was arrested on 28 July in Syria and has been held incommunicado ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/072/2012