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Qatar: Ex-diplomat could be returned, tortured
4 January 2013

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 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/001/2013

Qatar: Further information: Life in prison for writing poetry ...
30 November 2012

Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, detained since November 2011, was sentenced to life imprisonment on 29 November 2012 for offences that relate ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/004/2012

Qatar: Outrageous life sentence for 'Jasmine poet' | Amnesty ...
29 November 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.

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Amnesty International | Qatar: Outrageous life sentence for ' ...
29 November 2012

A life sentence handed today to a Qatari poet has all the hallmarks of an outrageous betrayal of free speech, Amnesty International has said.

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Qatar should take steps to end use of torture and other ill ...
28 November 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: MDE 22/003/2012. 28 November 2012. Qatar should take ...

Public Statement       MDE 22/003/2012

Amnesty International | Qatar: Detained 'Jasmine uprising' ...
29 October 2012

A poet facing a secret trial in Qatar after being detained since last year is a possible prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and ...

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Qatar: Detained 'Jasmine uprising' poet being tried in secret ...
29 October 2012

A poet facing a secret trial in Qatar after being detained since last year is a possible prisoner of conscience.

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Qatari poet on trial: Mohammed al-Ajami
25 October 2012

Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami has been detained since November 2011 and is currently on trial for reportedly “inciting to overthrow the ruling regime ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/002/2012

Qatar: Briefing to the United Nations Committee against ...
12 October 2012

In this briefing Amnesty International addresses some of its main concerns in relation to torture and other ill-treatment including corporal punishment, ...

Document       MDE 22/001/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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