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Bahrain: Threat of forcible exile and statelessness
25 April 2014

A number of Bahraini citizens, who had their nationality revoked in 2012, are now at risk of being forced to leave Bahrain. One of them was expelled ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/014/2014

Iran: Further information: Jail sentence for Iranian student ...
25 April 2014

Maryam Shafi' Pour, a prisoner of conscience, has been sentenced to seven years in prison on charges apparently related to her peaceful activism. She ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/022/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Protesting human rights ...
24 April 2014

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Fadhel al-Manasif has been sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment, to be followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/008/2014

Qatar: 'My sleep is my break': Exploitation of migrant domestic ...
23 April 2014

More than half of all women migrant workers in Qatar are employed in private homes. Qatar's laws do not limit the number of hours a day or the number ...

Report       MDE 22/004/2014

Iran: Evin prisoners at risk after report of riot
17 April 2014

Reports of prison guards raiding Section 350 of Tehran's Evin Prison, where many political prisoners are held, have emerged raising fears about the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/021/2014

Egypt: Three women jailed on trumped-up charges
17 April 2014

The Egyptian authorities have detained three female students on trumped-up charges. The women are prisoners of conscience, held solely ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/021/2014

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 19th ...
17 April 2014

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Document       IOR 41/012/2014

Syria: Further information: Situation of detained man still ...
17 April 2014

'Ali Sayed al-Shihabi, a Palestinian refugee living in Syria, who was detained in December 2012 and then subjected to enforced disappearance, has ...

Urgent Action       MDE 24/017/2014

Iran: Trade unionist punished for hunger strike: Shahrokh ...
16 April 2014

Iranian trade unionist Shahrokh Zamani, a prisoner of conscience, has ended a hunger strike after 38 days, which has left him in poor health. He is facing ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/019/2014

Syria: Briefing note on sieges across Syria
16 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 16 April 2014. AI Index: MDE 24/018/2014. Briefing note on sieges across Syria. Introduction. ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/018/2014