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Syria: Torture fears for detainee in Syria: Bassel Khartabil
18 September 2012

Bassel Khartabil, a Palestinian man born and raised in Syria, has been detained incommunicado since his arrest in Damascus, Syria, on 15 March. There ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/076/2012

Syria: Accountability to be at the heart of any future resolution ...
17 September 2012

Amnesty International's recent field investigations in northern Syria have uncovered further disturbing evidence of grave human rights violations and ...

Document       MDE 24/086/2012

Israel & the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further ...
14 September 2012

Samer al-Barq and Hassan Safadi's latest administrative detention orders have been confirmed. They have been on hunger strike since 22 May and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 15/051/2012

Syria: Neighbouring countries must ensure that refugees ...
14 September 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 24/077/2012. 14 September 2012. Neighbouring countries ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/077/2012

Oman: Further information: More activists face prison in Oman
12 September 2012

A further six activists were sentenced by a court in the Omani capital, Muscat, on 9 September on charges related to the peaceful exercise of their rights ...

Urgent Action       MDE 20/004/2012

Iran TV “confessions” breach suspects' rights
10 September 2012

Iranian businessman Mazyar Ebrahimi and 11 others have been held incommunicado since their arrest in June 2012. On 6 August the five women ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/062/2012

Iraq: Six men at risk of execution in Iraq
7 September 2012

At least six men, including one Saudi Arabian national, are at risk of execution in Iraq. Five of them have had their sentenced sent for ratification by the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/013/2012

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Saudi "day of rage" ...
5 September 2012

Khaled al-Johani, the only man to reach the site of the demonstration to protest on the “Day of Rage” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 11 March 2011, was ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/019/2012

Saudi Arabia: Human rights group co-founders on trial
5 September 2012

Two co-founders of a Saudi Arabian human rights organization are on trial on charges related to their human rights activism and criticism of the Saudi ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/018/2012

Bahrain: Further information: Sentences upheld for 13 ...
3 September 2012

The High Criminal Court of Appeal in Bahrain upheld the sentences against the 13 opposition activists on 4 September 2012. Their sentences range ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/053/2012