Kuwaiti Bidun activists 'Abdulhakim al-Fadhli and 'Abdullah 'Atallah were released on 6 and 14 August, respectively.
Urgent Action MDE 17/006/2014
Executions bring the number of state killings in Saudi Arabia in the past two weeks to 17 - a rate of more than one execution per day.
Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at ...
Urgent Action AFR 54/018/2014
The Egyptian authorities are preparing to forcibly return two Palestinian refugees from Syria back to Syria or to Gaza. The men were part of a group ...
Urgent Action MDE 12/043/2014
A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi'a cleric has been sentenced to eight years in prison and banned from delivering religious sermons, for criticizing ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/019/2014
A court in Cairo is due to try 494 people for their alleged role in violence during protests in August 2013, in a case which may lead to mass death sentences ...
Urgent Action MDE 12/042/2014
As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials ...
A man convicted of drug-smuggling is at imminent risk of execution in Saudi Arabia. He says he has been tortured and received an unfair trial.
Urgent Action MDE 23/018/2014
Former presidential aide Khaled al-Qazzaz, detained without charge for over a year, is in failing health and requires surgery. The Egyptian authorities ...
Urgent Action MDE 12/041/2014