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The Qatari authorities are preparing to forcibly return a former diplomat to Saudi Arabia, where he would be at grave risk of detention and possibly torture or ...
Urgent Action MDE 22/001/2013
Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, detained since November 2011, was sentenced to life imprisonment on 29 November 2012 for offences that relate to his poems. He appears ...
Urgent Action MDE 22/004/2012
The verdict has sent out shock waves among activists in Qatar and the Gulf region, who say that the sentence feels like a threat to them all.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: MDE 22/003/2012. 28 November 2012. Qatar should take steps to end use of torture and other ill-treatment. ...
Public Statement MDE 22/003/2012
A poet facing a secret trial in Qatar after being detained since last year is a possible prisoner of conscience.
Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami has been detained since November 2011 and is currently on trial for reportedly “inciting to overthrow the ruling regime” and “insulting ...
Urgent Action MDE 22/002/2012
In this briefing Amnesty International addresses some of its main concerns in relation to torture and other ill-treatment including corporal punishment, laws that ...
Document MDE 22/001/2012
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012 unless governments in the region and international powers ...
Al-Obeidi, who publically accused Libyan soldiers of rape, has been deported to eastern Libya against her will.