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United Arab Emirates: Fear of torture / possible prisoners of ...
23 October 1996

Jassim 'Issa al-Yassi, customs inspector, aged about 25, Ahmad 'Abdullah Makki, soldier, aged about 27, Yassir 'Abdullah Makki, municipal worker, aged ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/010/1996

United Arab Emirates: Further information on fear of imminent ...
15 October 1996

The above was executed by firing squad on 15 October.

Urgent Action       MDE 25/009/1996

United Arab Emirates: Further information on fear of imminent ...
9 October 1996

AI has received reports that the above is at risk of imminent execution, as his death sentence has been upheld by the Crown Prince and Ruler of Dubai ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/008/1996

United Arab Emirates: Further information on: flogging: Sarah ...
30 July 1996

Sarah Balabagan was released from prison on 31 July 1996 prior to the completion of her sentence. She was serving a one-year prison sentence, ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/007/1996

United Arab Emirates: Fear of imminent execution: Khalid ...
28 July 1996

AI fears that the above may be at risk of imminent execution. Reports indicate that on 27 July 1996, the Court of Cassation in Dubai upheld the earlier ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/006/1996

UAE: Further information on: flogging: Sarah Balabagan
9 February 1996

It has been reported that the full sentence of 100 lashes against Sarah Balabagan has been carried out. She reportedly received 20 lashes on 30 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/003/1996

United Arab Emirates: Further information on: flogging: Sarah ...
30 January 1996

According to a press report, the prison authorities have begun to carry out the flogging sentence against Sarah Balabagan.

Urgent Action       MDE 25/002/1996

United Arab Emirates: further information on: fear of torture ...
26 January 1996

Sheikh 'Abd al-Mun'im al-'Ali, a possible prisoner of conscience, has now been held in incommunicado detention for more than one year. AI is seriously ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/001/1996

Death Penalty News December 1995
1 December 1995

1. Spain becomes wholly abolitionist; 2. UAE: Philippine maid spared; 3. Belgium to abolish death penalty; 4. Ukraine: Moratorium on executions; 5. ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/004/1995

United Arab Emirates: Further information on death penalty ...
15 November 1995

The death sentence against Hassan Ghulam Dana, a 35-year-old businessman and Iranian national, has been quashed by an appeal court. He now ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/008/1995