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Iran: Jailed scientist denied urgent medical care: Omid ...
30 September 2014

Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee, serving a 10-year sentence in Tehran's Evin Prison, is in urgent need of medical care, which the authorities have refused ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/052/2014

Iran: further information: Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution ...
30 September 2014

The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman scheduled to be put to death on 30 September in Rajai Shahr Prison, has been postponed for ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/053/2014

Egypt: Photojournalist held a year without charge: Mahmoud ...
29 September 2014

Freelance Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zied has been detained in Egypt without charge or trial for over a year. The prosecutor is next due ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/052/2014

Bahrain: further information: Ahmed al-Arab sentenced to life ...
29 September 2014

Ahmed Mohammad Saleh al-Arab has been sentenced to life imprisonment. After an unfair trial he was convicted of attempted murder and possession ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/032/2014

Syria: Activist facing unfair trial: Gebrail Moushe Kourie
26 September 2014

Peaceful political activist Gebrail Moushe Kourie is to be tried by the Anti-Terrorism Court, which does not abide by international fair trial standards. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/040/2014

Iran: Hunger striking dervishes critically ill
25 September 2014

Nine jailed members of Iran's Gonabadi dervish religious minority began a hunger strike on 31 August, in protest at the authorities' harassment and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/051/2014

Syria: Scientist facing unfair trial, risks torture
24 September 2014

Syrian physicist Faten Rajab Fawaz, a prisoner of conscience, is awaiting trial before a Military Field Court, whose proceedings are grossly unfair. She ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/042/2014

Bahrain: activist on trial for "insulting" Islamic figure: Nader ...
24 September 2014

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam is being tried for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he is being targeted for exercising ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/031/2014

Iran: Joint Open letter to President
24 September 2014

In this letter human rights and civil society groups that seek the protection and promotion of human rights in Iran urge the government of the Islamic Republic ...

Open Letter       MDE 13/050/2014

Tunisia: 10 steps for human rights: Amnesty International's ...
24 September 2014

As Tunisia prepares for legislative and presidential elections, Amnesty International is calling on candidates to fulfil the hopes of Tunisians and deliver ...

Document       MDE 30/004/2014