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Authorities in Iraq's Kurdistan region are urged to investigate attacks on those linked to protests calling for political reform.
Fifteen men, alleged to be members of armed groups, were sentenced to death on 16 June, only days after “confessions” by several of them were broadcast ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/034/2011
An Iraqi man formerly under sentence of death who was acquitted at the end of 2010 by the Court of Cassation continues to be detained in al-Kadhimiya ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/032/2011
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 16 June 2011. Index: MDE 14/033/2011. Iraq: Death sentences highlight ...
Public Statement MDE 14/033/2011
Four activists detained in Iraq on 27 May were released on 7 June. They allege that they were tortured in detention.
Urgent Action MDE 14/031/2011
The seven remaining activists from the Ayna Haqqi NGO that had been detained in Baghdad on 28 May have been released. However four activists ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/030/2011
A group of pro-reform activists have been allowed no contact with the outside world since they were detained on 27 and 28 May in Baghdad. They are ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/029/2011
Authorities urged to uphold and protect the right of Iraqis to engage in peaceful protests following the arrest of 15 pro-reform activists.
Three men were sentenced to death in Iraq in April. Their lawyers have appealed, but if their sentences are upheld, the men could be executed within ...
Urgent Action MDE 14/028/2011
People first called for fundamental change in Tunisia at the end of 2010, the year covered by Amnesty International's latest annual worldwide survey ...
Report POL 10/012/2011