Middle East And North Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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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

Iraq: Further information: One of two arrested women released
26 April 2012

One of the two women working for the Iraqi Vice-President's Office who were arrested on 1 January has been released. The other woman's whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/004/2012

Iran: Iranian-Canadian facing execution in Iran: Hamid ...
26 April 2012

A man with dual Iranian-Canadian nationality, Hamid Ghassemi-Shall, appears to be at imminent risk of execution. His family were told on 15 April that ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/023/2012

Bahrain: Daughter of hunger striker arrested
25 April 2012

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested on 21 April for protesting against the detention of her father, who has been on hunger strike for over ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/026/2012

Tunisia: Mounting attacks on freedom of expression
23 April 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: MDE 30/005/2012. 23 April 2012. Tunisia: Mounting a ttacks on freedom of ...

Public Statement       MDE 30/005/2012

Syria: Doctor arrested, risks torture: Dr Mahmoud Al Refaai
20 April 2012

Syrian cardiologist Dr Mahmoud Al Refaai was arrested at al-Mouwasat hospital in the capital, Damascus, on 16 February 2012. He is believed to have ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/037/2012

Syria: Reformist may be detained, risks torture: Dr Mohamed ...
20 April 2012

A peaceful advocate of democratic reform in Syria, Dr Mohamed al-Ammar, went missing on his way home from work in the southern city of Dera'a, on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/036/2012

Egypt: Striking workers held by military police
19 April 2012

Five men working at the Sumid Arab Petroleum Pipeline Factory in the Egyptian port of Suez have been arrested after taking part in a strike. They may ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/011/2012

Egypt: Further information: Egyptian pro-democracy protester ...
18 April 2012

George Ramzi Nakhla was released on 25 March 2012. He reported that he was ill-treated by security forces while in detention and was not given adequate ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/010/2012