Document - Iraq: Further information: Iraqi political activist released: ‘Ala Nabil

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Further information on UA: 108/11 Index: MDE 14/025/2011 Iraq Date: 19 April 2011


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IRAQI POLITICAL ACTIVIST RELEASED

Iraqi political activist ‘Ala Nabil was released on 16 April.

Ala Nabil, a political activist in his late twenties, is now known to have been released on 16 April. He is believed to have been detained on 8 April at about 1pm, by plainclothes security forces, in the capital, Baghdad.

He was one of at least five young men detained just after they left a demonstration in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, protesting against unemployment, official corruption and poor social services.

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Further information on UA: 108/11 Index: MDE 14/025/2011 Issue Date: 19 April 2011

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