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Saudi Arabia: Human rights activist faces fresh trial ...
20 November 2014

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed al-Bajadi is being retried on the same charges for which he was sentenced to a four-year prison term in 2012. This ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/032/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Jail sentence of activist ...
20 November 2014

Prominent Saudi Arabian human rights activist Fowzan al-Harbi has been detained again, immediately after being told that his sentence had been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/033/2014

Turkey: Struggling to survive: Refugees from Syria in Turkey
20 November 2014

Turkey is hosting at least 1.6 million refugees from Syria, of which over 220000 are accommodated in government-run refugee camps. However, the ...

Report       EUR 44/017/2014

United Arab Emirates: “There is no freedom here”: Silencing ...
18 November 2014

In March 2011, a group of 133 women and men put their names to a petition calling for democratic reform, including the right to vote. The petition sparked ...

Report       MDE 25/018/2014

Yemen: Further information: Political activists released without ...
17 November 2014

Southern Yemeni political activists Anwar Ismail and Khaled al-Junaidi have been released without charge. After being arrested and subjected to enforced ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/010/2014

Iran: Equality and religious freedom in Iran
17 November 2014

The Iranian authorities' ongoing repression of members of religious minorities in the country must come to a halt. Instead the authorities should adhere ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/063/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Human rights defender ...
17 November 2014

Outspoken human rights defender Mikhlif al-Shammari has been sentenced to two years in prison and 200 lashes in the second case brought against ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/031/2014

Syrian political activist arrested: Louay Hussein
14 November 2014

Syrian political activist and writer Louay Hussein was arrested by immigration officials on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border on 12 November ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/049/2014

Egypt: Student detained and tortured after protest: Mahmoud ...
14 November 2014

Mahmoud Hussien, an 18-year-old student, has been held in detention without trial for 293 days, pending investigation. He is facing several trumped ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/062/2014

Iran: Joint letter to Member States of the United Nations ...
13 November 2014

Index: MDE 13/062/2014. To: Member States of the UN General Assembly. Your Excellency. We, the undersigned human ...

Open Letter       MDE 13/062/2014