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Iran: Human rights activist detained: Saeed Shirzad
3 October 2014

Human rights activist Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran's Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer. He has been accused of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/055/2014

Bahrain: human rights activist "offends" authorities
2 October 2014

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 1 October. The Public Prosecution has ordered him to be detained for seven days, for further ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/033/2014

Syria: Free Human Rights Lawyer
2 October 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT. 2 October 2014. Syria: Free Human Rights Lawyer. Release ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/044/2014

Saudi Arabia: Prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website ...
1 October 2014

Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years in May 2014. He was charged with creating the 'Saudi Arabian Liberals' website and insulting Islam. His sentence ...

Document       MDE 23/017/2014

Saudi Arabia: Prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website ...
1 October 2014

RAIF BADAWI SAUDI ARABIA Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years and sentenced to 1,000 lashes after starting an online forum for social and ...

Poster       MDE 23/022/2014

Morocco: further information: Sahrawi detainees end hunger ...
1 October 2014

The Sahrawi detainees have ended their hunger strike, after the authorities pledged to improve their prison conditions.

Urgent Action       MDE 29/009/2014

United Arab Emirates: Harassed and jailed for long-term ...
1 October 2014

MOHAMMED AL-ROKEN UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Lawyer and professor Dr Mohammed al-Roken was jailed for 10 years after a huge ...

Poster       MDE 25/017/2014

United Arab Emirates: Harassed and jailed for long-term ...
1 October 2014

Lawyer and professor Dr Mohammed al-Roken was jailed for 10 years in July 2013, following a huge crackdown on political and human rights activists ...

Document       MDE 25/016/2014

Iran: Jailed scientist denied urgent medical care: Omid ...
30 September 2014

Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee, serving a 10-year sentence in Tehran's Evin Prison, is in urgent need of medical care, which the authorities have refused ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/052/2014

Iran: further information: Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution ...
30 September 2014

The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman scheduled to be put to death on 30 September in Rajai Shahr Prison, has been postponed for ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/053/2014