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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

Bahrain: Further information: Jailed opposition activists face ...
1 May 2012

14 opposition activists in Bahrain have been ordered to appear before a civilian court for an appeal trial. One of the activists, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/027/2012

Wire, May/June 2012. Vol. 42, issue 03
1 May 2012

1) Up front: the night-crossing 2) Freedom of expression: China's defiant heart 3) Human rights talk: 'You can't just stand there and not act' 4) World Press ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2012

Wire, May/June 2012. Vol. 42, issue 03
1 May 2012

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Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2012

Iran: Further information: Human rights defender imprisoned ...
30 April 2012

Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, a mother of two young children, has begun serving a six-year sentence in Tehran's Evin Prison. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/026/2012

United Arab Emirates: End arrests; Free political activists: Stop ...
30 April 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL/HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: MDE 25/004/2012 30 April 2012 United Arab Emirates ...

Public Statement       MDE 25/004/2012

Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Hunger ...
27 April 2012

Six Palestinian detainees on hunger strike in protest at being detained without charge or trial are now so ill that they have been moved to Ramleh prison ...

Urgent Action       MDE 15/023/2012

Syria: Further information: Syrian human rights lawyer ...
27 April 2012

Human rights lawyer Abdullah al-Khalil was released on 28 March. Following his release, he sent Amnesty International a message saying, "Best wishes ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/038/2012