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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Human rights and development groups welcome Palestine's ...
8 January 2015

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. JOINT STATEMENT. Index: MDE 15/002/2015. 8 January 2015. Human rights and development ...

Public Statement       MDE 15/002/2015

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Saudi Arabian blogger ...
8 January 2015

Amnesty International has been informed that Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger and prisoner of conscience, will be publicly flogged on 9 January ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/001/2015

Syria: further information: Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha'ar ...
8 January 2015

Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha'ar were released on bail on 17 December.

Urgent Action       MDE 24/003/2015

Egypt: further information: Egyptian activists' sentences ...
8 January 2015

A Cairo court of appeal handed down reduced prison sentences to human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/001/2015

Egypt: Further information: Refugees forcibly returned to Gaza ...
7 January 2015

The two Palestinian refugees from Syria were forcibly returned to the Gaza Strip.

Urgent Action       MDE 12/003/2015

Kuwait: Former MP facing jail for Twitter 'insult'
7 January 2015

Former Kuwaiti opposition MP Saleh al-Mulla was arrested on 6 January for tweets deemed insulting to the Amir of Kuwait and the visiting President ...

Urgent Action       MDE 17/001/2015

Egypt: further information: journalists to be retried, but still ...
7 January 2015

Egypt's highest appeals court has overturned the conviction of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed. The three ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/002/2015

Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories: Retaliation ...
7 January 2015

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: MDE 15/001/2015. 7 January 2015. Retaliation against Palestine's ...

Public Statement       MDE 15/001/2015

Bahrain: Sentenced to death after unfair trial
7 January 2015

Two men were sentenced to death on 29 December in Bahrain. Amnesty International fears they did not receive a fair trial as the main evidence used ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/002/2015

New entry requirements for Syrians likely to block would-be ...
6 January 2015

New requirements imposed by the Lebanese authorities which may restrict access for people desperate to flee Syria is yet another stark reminder that ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/002/2015