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UAE: Protect detained Libyan men from torture
23 September 2014

At least ten Libyan men, some with dual nationality, were detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between 13 August and 3 September. The authorities ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/019/2014

Bahrain's UPR Interim Report shows more work needs to be ...
23 September 2014

Amnesty International welcomes the Bahraini government's publication of its Interim Report on the implementation of the recommendations made during ...

Public Statement       MDE 11/030/2014

Syria: Voices in crisis: A monthly insight into the human rights ...
22 September 2014

1 SEPTEMBER 2014. SYRIA: VOICES IN CRISIS. “EVERY FAMILY SUFFERED IN SYRIA – NOW HERE” AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ...

Newsletter       MDE 24/041/2014

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