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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Qatar: Two activists held incommunicado, in danger
25 March 2013

Two Qatari human rights activists have been held incommunicado since 22 March 2013, putting them at risk of ill-treatment. They are said to be in solitary ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/005/2013

Qatar: Further information: Al-Ajami's sentence reduced to 15 ...
25 February 2013

Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, detained since November 2011, has had his sentence of life imprisonment reduced to 15 years' imprisonment, for “ ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/004/2013

Qatar: Further information: Saudi ex-diplomat and family reach ...
24 January 2013

Former Saudi Arabian diplomat Mishal bin Zaar Hamad al-Mutiry left Qatar safely on 18 January and is now in Morocco.

Urgent Action       MDE 22/003/2013

Ex-diplomat flees Qatar amid fears of deportation to torture in ...
24 January 2013

A former Saudi Arabian diplomat who was due to be deported from Qatar to his native country was able to travel to Morocco after receiving support from ...

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Qatar: Further information: Ex-diplomat at risk of imminent ...
14 January 2013

Former diplomat Mishal al-Mutiry has been given 24 hours to leave Qatar or be forcibly returned to Saudi Arabia, where he would be at grave risk of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 22/002/2013

Qatar must not return ex-diplomat to Saudi Arabia amid torture ...
7 January 2013

A former Saudi Arabian diplomat is at grave risk of being detained and tortured or otherwise ill-treated if Qatari authorities follow through with plans to ...

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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

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