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Iran: Further information on prisoners of conscience / torture
7 June 2007

Jelil Qanilu, or Ghanilou, was reportedly released around 10 days after his arrest in Zenjan on 21 February, but has reportedly now been rearrested. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/067/2007

Press Freedom Day: Global action needed to protect ...
3 May 2007

Freedom of expression is enshrined in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A free press is an essential component of freedom of ...

Report       POL 30/008/2007

UA in Focus - May 2007: Mightier than the sword: The struggle ...
1 May 2007

Journalists are often "easy targets" in wars. 2006 was a year in which killings of reporters and media staff reached historic levels. On 23 December 2006 ...

Report       ACT 60/010/2007

Azerbaijan: Critical voices again silenced by libel laws
27 April 2007

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. AI Index: EUR 55/008/2007 (Public). News Service No: 084. 27 April 2007. ...

Press Release       EUR 55/008/2007

The Wire, April 2007. Vol. 37, No. 3
1 April 2007

1) Elections in Nigeria marred by violence 2) UK still deports to states known to use torture 3) Human rights persistently defiled in 'war on terror': Europe ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2007

Azerbaijan: Appeal cases. Two years of ill-treatment must end ...
14 March 2007

Two years ago in March 2005 police detained Ruslan Bessonov (born 22 April 1988), Maksim Genashilkin (born 15 March 1990) and Dmitri Pavlov ( ...

Report       EUR 55/007/2007

Iran: Prisoners of conscience/ torture
9 March 2007

Eight Iranian Azerbaijani cultural and linguistic rights activists (Esma'il Javadi, Ebulfezl Alilu, Ramin Sadeghi, Qahreman Qanbarpour, Adel Allahverdipour ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/027/2007

Azerbaijan: Opposition journalists assaulted in Azerbaijan
24 January 2007

A climate of impunity is fostering new assaults on citizens for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression. Journalists Ali Orucov and Nicat ...

Action Document       EUR 55/006/2007

Azerbaijan: The Contracting Space for Freedom of Expression
24 January 2007

This briefing summarizes Amnesty International's concerns regarding the failure of the authorities in Azerbaijan to guarantee freedom of expression in ...

Report       EUR 55/003/2007

Azerbaijan: Appeal Cases: Well-known satirist Sakit Zahidov ...
24 January 2007

Sakit Zahidov, a well-known journalist in Azerbaijan, was sentenced to three years' imprisonment on questionable charges of possessing illegal drugs ...

Report       EUR 55/002/2007