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Bahrain: Further information: Mahdi Sahwan released
10 July 2014

Bahraini political activist Mahdi Sahwan was released on 8 July after serving a one-year prison sentence for “insulting” the King and “calling for and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/020/2014

Egypt: Further information: Activists remanded in jail, trial in ...
9 July 2014

Human rights defender and NGO staff member Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 other detainees stood trial on 29 June on charges of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/040/2014

Bahrain: Doctor jailed for "insulting King": Dr Sa'eed Mothaher ...
9 July 2014

Dr Sa'eed Mothaher Habib al-Samahiji was arrested on 1 July to serve a one-year sentence for “insulting the King of Bahrain”. He is a prisoner of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/019/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Waleed Abu al-Khair jailed ...
8 July 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair has been sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a prisoner ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/016/2014

Saudi Arabia: Prominent human rights activist and lawyer ...
7 July 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 7 July 2014 Index: MDE 23/015/2014. Saudi Arabia: Prominent human ...

Public Statement       MDE 23/015/2014

India: Exploited dreams: Dispatches from Indian migrant ...
4 July 2014

Every day, close to 1000 Indian low-wage migrant workers are provided with emigration clearances to travel to Saudi Arabia. However, Indian migrant ...

Report       ASA 20/025/2014

India: Exploited dreams: Dispatches from Indian migrant ...
4 July 2014

Report       ASA 20/027/2014

Iran: Human rights activist on hunger strike in Iran
4 July 2014

Human rights activist Latif Hasani, a member of Iran's Azerbaijani minority who is serving a nine-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/039/2014

Egypt: Further information: Father of Morsi's aide released ...
2 July 2014

Adly al-Qazzaz was released in the early morning of 25 June after eight months in detention. He had suffered two heart attacks in detention and needed ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/039/2014

Wire, July/August 2014. Vol. 44, issue 004
1 July 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) Stop Torture: Morocco/Western Sahara: The air we need to breathe 4) Stop Torture: Room ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2014