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Yemen: Death penalty / legal concern: Yahya Naji Muhammad al-Asadi

, Index number: MDE 31/005/1999

Thirteen years after he was sentenced to death in a possibly unfair trial, Yahya Naji Muhammad al-Asadi is feared to be at imminent risk of execution. Amnesty International has been informed that an order for his execution was issued over a month ago. However, due to a mistake in the spelling of his name on the order, his execution was temporarily suspended.

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