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Egypt: Further information: Al Jazeera journalist in solitary ...
16 May 2014

Abdallah Elshamy is now known to be in solitary confinement at a maximum-security prison as punishment for going on hunger strike. The ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/027/2014

Oman: Four men arbitrarily arrested, risk torture
16 May 2014

Four men are being held incommunicado, without charge, in Oman. They are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

Urgent Action       MDE 20/001/2014

Iran: “Justice is an alien word”: Ill-treatment of political ...
15 May 2014

This briefing concerns an incident that occurred on 17 April 2014 in Evin Prison in Tehran when Iranian security officials are reported to have subjected ...

Report       MDE 13/023/2014

Egypt: Further information: Elshamy in unknown location, risks ...
13 May 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdallah Elshamy has been moved from Tora Prison to an unknown location, which the authorities have not disclosed to his ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/025/2014

Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
13 May 2014

Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides ...

Report       ACT 40/004/2014

"Start here, start now, stop torture" [activists briefing]
13 May 2014

Torture is flourishing because rather than respecting the law by refusing to tolerate torture, governments are either actively using torture, or turning a ...

Document       ACT 40/003/2014

Morocco: Torture in Morocco and Western Sahara: In ...
13 May 2014

The rule of King Hassan II from 1956 to 1999 was characterized by repression of political dissent, the enforced disappearance of hundreds of individuals ...

Document       MDE 29/004/2014

Wire, May/June. Vol. 44, issue 003
13 May 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) We can Stop Torture 4) Fighting torture since 1961 5) Stop Torture: Mexico: Standing up to Claudia's ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2014

United Arab Emirates: Prisoner of conscience in solitary ...
12 May 2014

Human rights lawyer Dr Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience, is now in solitary confinement in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Prison ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/011/2014

Algeria: Two young men arbitrarily detained and prosecuted
9 May 2014

Public Statement       MDE 28/006/2014