• Campaigns

Syria: Kurdish activist at risk of torture

, Index number: MDE 24/017/2009

Political activist Jakarkhon Sheikho ‘Ali, a member of Syria’s Kurdish minority, is being held incommunicado at the Military Security Branch in the city of Aleppo, north-east of the capital Damascus. He may be a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his rights to freedom of expression and association. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

Choose a language to view report