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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Despite medical committee ...
26 January 2015

Although Raif Badawi's scheduled public flogging on Friday 23 January was not carried out, the prison doctor who examined Raif Badawi that morning ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/008/2015

Oman: Further information: Re-arrested activist goes on ...
23 January 2015

Omani human rights activist Saeed Jaddad is being held incommunicado after he was re-arrested at his home in Salalah on 21 January. He is on hunger ...

Urgent Action       MDE 20/002/2015

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Medical Committee further ...
22 January 2015

It is likely that Raif Badawi's scheduled public flogging on Friday 23 January will not be carried out following examinations by a medical committee, which ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/007/2015

Bahrain: Further information: Bahraini activist released: Nader ...
22 January 2015

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/003/2015

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Harsher sentence against ...
21 January 2015

An eight-year prison sentence of prominent Saudi Arabian Shi'a cleric has been upheld upon appeal. Sheikh Tawfiq al-'Amr is jailed for criticizing ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/006/2015

Tunisia: Further information: Film director Ines Ben Othman ...
21 January 2015

Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months' imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.

Urgent Action       MDE 30/003/2015

Egypt: 'Circles of Hell' domestic, public and state violence ...
21 January 2015

Since the anti-government uprising in January 2011, Egyptians have lived in a near-constant state of turmoil and political instability, with two presidents ...

Report       MDE 12/004/2015

Oman: Further information: Activist released, facing multiple ...
20 January 2015

Omani human rights activist, Saeed Jaddad, was released on bail on 22 December, after being charged with violating the Cyber law. His trial on charges ...

Urgent Action       MDE 20/001/2015

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Second flogging postponed ...
19 January 2015

Raif Badawi's scheduled public flogging on Friday 16 January was postponed on medical grounds. He is a prisoner of conscience who was publicly ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/005/2015

Iran: Protester against acid attacks jailed: Mahdieh Golrou
19 January 2015

Women's rights defender Mahdieh Golrou has been detained without charge for over two months in Tehran's Evin Prison for peacefully protesting a series ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/002/2015