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Bahrain: Photojournalist arrested and tortured: Ahmad Fardan
7 January 2014

Bahraini photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was arrested at his home on 26 December 2013. He was brought before the Prosecution on 1 January, who ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/002/2014

Iran: Further Information: Iranian hunger strikers' health failing
7 January 2014

Hunger striking Sunni men from Iran's Kurdish minority are in grave danger as their health deteriorates after 64 days on hunger strike. They have been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/001/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Children released on bail in ...
6 January 2014

Two young Bahraini cousins were released on bail on 26 December 2013.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/001/2014

UAE: Five men at imminent risk of execution
3 January 2014

Five migrant workers who are on death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are facing execution by firing squad on 12 January. At least one of the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/001/2014

Tunisia: Strengthen new constitution's human rights protection ...
3 January 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index AI: MDE 30/001/2014. 3 January 2014. Tunisia: Strengthen ...

Public Statement       MDE 30/001/2014

Iraq: Three Iranian men killed, more injured
2 January 2014

Three Iranian exiles were killed and at least 70 others, all members of the People's Mojahedeen Organization of Iran (PMOI), were wounded on 26 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/001/2014

Syria: Further Information: Student still in prison despite ...
23 December 2013

A court ordered the release of Syrian student blogger Tal al-Mallohi on 23 October, but instead she was transferred from prison into the custody of Syrian ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/064/2013

UAE: Son of detained man abducted outside court
23 December 2013

Qatari national Abdulrahman al-Jaidah was beaten and abducted by unidentified men on 23 December outside the Federal Supreme Court of the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/013/2013

UAE: New trial marred by human rights violations
23 December 2013

Twenty Egyptian and 10 UAE nationals, including at least three prisoners of conscience, face long prison sentences in a new mass trial whose latest ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/012/2013

Bahrain: Children detained, threatened
20 December 2013

Two young Bahraini cousins, Sayed Tameem Majed Ahmad Majed and Sayed Hashim Alwai Ahmad Majed, have been detained since 8 December ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/060/2013