Iraqi women held without charge

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 14/003/2012

Two women employed by Iraq’s Vice-President’s Office were arrested on 1 January 2012. Their current whereabouts are not known. The Iraqi authorities issued an arrest warrant against the Vice-President and it is believed they have been arrested in relation to this. Amnesty International fears they are at risk of torture and ill-treatment

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