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Omani human rights activist Saeed Jaddad is being held incommunicado after he was re-arrested at his home in Salalah on 21 January. He is on hunger ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/002/2015
It is likely that Raif Badawi's scheduled public flogging on Friday 23 January will not be carried out following examinations by a medical committee, which ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/007/2015
Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.
Urgent Action MDE 11/003/2015
An eight-year prison sentence of prominent Saudi Arabian Shi'a cleric has been upheld upon appeal. Sheikh Tawfiq al-'Amr is jailed for criticizing ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/006/2015
Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months' imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.
Urgent Action MDE 30/003/2015
Since the anti-government uprising in January 2011, Egyptians have lived in a near-constant state of turmoil and political instability, with two presidents ...
Report MDE 12/004/2015
Omani human rights activist, Saeed Jaddad, was released on bail on 22 December, after being charged with violating the Cyber law. His trial on charges ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/001/2015
Raif Badawi's scheduled public flogging on Friday 16 January was postponed on medical grounds. He is a prisoner of conscience who was publicly ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/005/2015
Women's rights defender Mahdieh Golrou has been detained without charge for over two months in Tehran's Evin Prison for peacefully protesting a series ...
Urgent Action MDE 13/002/2015
This document emphasizes the need to push the Saudi Arabian authorities to stop the flogging, and to release Raif Badawi immediately.
Document MDE 23/004/2015