Syria

Syria must release all prisoners of conscience after human rights lawyer freed - 8 March 2011

Amnesty International has urged the Syrian authorities to free all prisoners of conscience following the release of a 79-year-old human rights lawyer. Haytham al-Maleh, 79, was freed a day after President Bashar al-Assad issued an amnesty for several categories of prisoners, including those aged over 70.

Un chanteur de folk kurde porté disparu en Syrie après avoir été arrêté - 22 February 2011

Amnesty International demande instamment aux autorités syriennes de révéler où se trouve un chanteur de folk kurde arrêté, semble-t-il, pour avoir défendu la musique kurde traditionnelle. Amnesty International demande instamment aux autorités syriennes de révéler où se trouve un chanteur de folk kurde arrêté, semble-t-il, pour avoir défendu la musique kurde traditionnelle. On craint qu'il ne soit torturé ou ne subisse de mauvais traitements.

Kurdish folk singer in Syria goes missing after arrest - 22 February 2011

Amnesty International is urging Syrian authorities to reveal the whereabouts of a Kurdish folk singer apparently detained for promoting traditional Kurdish music amid fears he could be at risk of t Amnesty International is urging Syrian authorities to reveal the whereabouts of a Kurdish folk singer apparently detained for promoting traditional Kurdish music amid fears he could be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

Global Day of action - Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa (Chicago/ USA)

Amnesty International, partner organizations and Egyptian youth activists are organising public rallies across the United States in solidarity with the Egyptian people and to call for permanent hum Event Date:  12 February 2011 Event Location:  Egypt Consulate Michigan Avenue ChicagoUnited States 41° 58' 19.9488" N, 87° 52' 6.8304" W See map: Google Maps

Global Day of action - Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa (Melbourne)

Join us in Melbourne on Saturday 12th February as we rally in solidarity and defiance with the people of Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa. Event Date:  12 February 2011 Event Location:  State Library of Victoria Corner Swanson and La Trobe streets MelbourneAustralia 37° 48' 40.986" S, 144° 57' 28.4112" E See map: Google Maps

Global Day of action - Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa (Sydney)

Join us in Sydney on Saturday 12th February as we rally in solidarity and defiance with the people of Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa. Event Date:  12 February 2011 Event Location:  Sydney Town Hall Square SydneyAustralia 33° 52' 8.0436" S, 151° 12' 25.5276" E See map: Google Maps

Global Day of action - Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa (London)

Join us in London on Saturday 12th February as we rally in solidarity and defiance with the people of Egypt and the wider Middle East & North Africa. Event Date:  12 February 2011 Event Location:  Trafalgar Square London WC2N 5DNReino Unido 51° 30' 32.7492" N, 0° 7' 39.6624" W See map: Google Maps

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