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Bahrain: Activist faces jail for 'defamation on Twitter': Ghada ...
7 November 2014

Bahraini women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer was arrested on 15 September on 10 charges of “defamation via her Twitter account”. Her detention ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/044/2014

Iran: Further information: British-Iranian activist on hunger ...
7 November 2014

British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has gone on her second hunger strike after learning she had been sentenced to one year's imprisonment ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/060/2014

Saudi Arabia: Women's rights activist detained: Souad al ...
6 November 2014

Women's rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/029/2014

Iran: Protection of human rights must go beyond fine words
6 November 2014

The Iranian authorities' decision to withhold their position on all the recommendations made during the country's second Universal Periodic Review ( ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/061/2014

Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Families under ...
5 November 2014

Among the targets of Israeli air strikes during Operation Protective Edge in July and August 2014 were inhabited multistorey family homes. In this report ...

Report       MDE 15/032/2014

Egypt review will test United Nations Human Rights Council ...
4 November 2014

Robust action is needed by Member States at the United Nations Human Rights Council to stop a major crackdown on Egyptian NGOs, challenge impunity ...

Public Statement       MDE 12/060/2014

Bahrain: Further Information: Defender released on bail ...
3 November 2014

Nabeel Rajab has been released on bail and his court session was adjourned until 20 January 2015. He has been banned from travelling.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/043/2014

Wire, November/December 2014. Vol. 44, issue 006
1 November 2014

1) Agenda 2) Up front: 'I would like to thank everyone so much' 3) Write for Rights: 'Together we have such power' 4) An easy guide to Write for Rights ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/006/2014

Egypt: Ten refugees including child risk deportation
31 October 2014

Five Palestinian refugees from Syria, with a 14-year-old child among them, and five Syrian refugees, are at risk of being forcibly returned to Syria. Egyptian ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/059/2014

Saudi Arabia: Cleric sentenced to death after flawed trial ...
31 October 2014

Prominent Saudi Arabian Shi'a Muslim cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has been sentenced to death on vague charges and after a deeply flawed trial. His ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/028/2014