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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Amnesty International sends three-person mission to Kuwait
14 May 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 14 May 2012. AI Index: MDE 17/002/2012. Amnesty In ternational sends ...

Public Statement       MDE 17/002/2012

Syria: Fears for journalist arrested in Syria: Salameh Kaileh
11 May 2012

Palestinian journalist, Salameh Kaileh, was arrested in Syria by men believed to be Air Force Intelligence officers on 24 April 2012. He is as risk of torture ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/044/2012

Kuwait: Blasphemy death penalty law would violate ...
11 May 2012

A MNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 11 May 2012. AI Index: MDE 17/001/2012. KUWAIT: Blasphemy death ...

Public Statement       MDE 17/001/2012

Iraq: Further information: Iraqi detainees report torture
11 May 2012

A group of detainees held in Iraq, who were accused in a television programme of terrorism-related offences, have reported that they have been tortured ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/006/2012

Egypt: Protestors at risk of torture in Cairo
11 May 2012

At least 300 people are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment after their arrest by military and other forces. They may face unfair military trials after being ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/015/2012

Egypt: Rights defender at risk of forced return: Abdel Moneim ...
11 May 2012

The Egyptian authorities have arrested a Darfuri refugee in Egypt and may forcibly return him to Sudan, apparently for his activism in support of refugees ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/016/2012

Syria: Further information: Turkish journalists detained in Syria
11 May 2012

Turkish journalists Adem Özköse and Hamit Coşkun continue to be detained following their capture by Shabiha members (armed gangs supporting the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/043/2012

Iran: Trade unionist given six-year prison sentence: Reza ...
9 May 2012

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi has been sentenced to six years' imprisonment on vaguely worded charges. He is in poor health, and it is not ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/027/2012

United Arab Emirates: Two men held at unknown location in ...
9 May 2012

The whereabouts of two men arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April remain unknown. They might be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/005/2012

Syria: Further information: Doctors held incommunicado in ...
9 May 2012

Syrian doctor Mohamad Osama Abdulsalam Al-Baroudi has been held incommunicado since he was arrested from his Damascus clinic on 18 February ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/042/2012