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Yemen: Further information on death penalty/legal concern and new concern: prisoners of conscience/fear of imminent execution

, Index number: MDE 31/025/2005

Yahia Hussein al-Dailami's death sentence was upheld by the Court of Appeal in the capital, Sana'a, on 3 December. He could be facing imminent execution. Another Shia Zaidi cleric, Mohamed Ahmed Miftah, had his sentence upheld at the 3 December hearing. He, too, could face imminent execution within weeks.

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