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Egypt: Rights defender at risk of forced return: Abdel Moneim ...
11 May 2012

The Egyptian authorities have arrested a Darfuri refugee in Egypt and may forcibly return him to Sudan, apparently for his activism in support of refugees ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/016/2012

Syria: Further information: Turkish journalists detained in Syria
11 May 2012

Turkish journalists Adem Özköse and Hamit Coşkun continue to be detained following their capture by Shabiha members (armed gangs supporting the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/043/2012

Iran: Trade unionist given six-year prison sentence: Reza ...
9 May 2012

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi has been sentenced to six years' imprisonment on vaguely worded charges. He is in poor health, and it is not ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/027/2012

United Arab Emirates: Two men held at unknown location in ...
9 May 2012

The whereabouts of two men arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April remain unknown. They might be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/005/2012

Syria: Further information: Doctors held incommunicado in ...
9 May 2012

Syrian doctor Mohamad Osama Abdulsalam Al-Baroudi has been held incommunicado since he was arrested from his Damascus clinic on 18 February ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/042/2012

Bahrain: Prominent activist arrested in Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab
8 May 2012

Prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 5 May at Bahrain International Airport in relation to tweets he posted. He has been charged ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/029/2012

Israel/OPT: Further information: Palestinian hunger strikers' ...
4 May 2012

Two Palestinian hunger strikers' lives are in danger, as the Israeli Supreme Court has delayed ruling on the appeal against their detention without charge ...

Urgent Action       MDE 15/025/2012

Syria: Brothers held incommunicado for months
4 May 2012

Syrian brothers Ghassan Mustafa Ma'lul and Ahmad Mustafa Ma'lul were arrested at a checkpoint at al-Rabikh, near Saraqeb, Idlib province, in northern ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/040/2012

Iraq: Iraqi men detained incommunicado
3 May 2012

Four men arrested over the past few weeks are being held incommunicado. At the end of April a local TV channel broadcast a programme which accused ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/005/2012

Egypt: Further information: Striking workers released
3 May 2012

Five Egyptian workers detained after participating in a strike were released without charge on 23 April 2012 after spending more than forty days in military ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/013/2012