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Fortress Europe: Facts and figures

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 9 July 2014 Index: EUR 05/003/2014. Fortress Europe Facts and figures. ...

9 Jul 2014       Public Statement       EUR 05/003/2014

Bahrain: Doctor jailed for "insulting King": Dr Sa'eed Mothaher ...

Dr Sa'eed Mothaher Habib al-Samahiji was arrested on 1 July to serve a one-year sentence for “insulting the King of Bahrain”. He is a prisoner of ...

9 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 11/019/2014

Australia: Asylum seekers at risk of return to Sri Lanka

153 Sri Lankan asylum seekers travelling by boat from India and intercepted by the Australian Navy are at risk of being returned to Sri Lanka, where ...

9 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 12/003/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Waleed Abu al-Khair jailed ...

Saudi Arabian human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair has been sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by a 15-year travel ban. He is a prisoner ...

8 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 23/016/2014

Zambia: Further information: Court acquits two men in Zambia

On 3 July a Zambian court in Kapiri Mposhi acquitted two men charged with having sex “against the order of nature”. The court ruled that the State had ...

7 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 63/003/2014

Further information: Prisoners of conscience released in ...

Prisoners of conscience Zaw Pe and Win Myint Hlaing have been released from prison in Myanmar after their jail sentences were reduced on appeal ...

7 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 16/012/2014

Saudi Arabia: Prominent human rights activist and lawyer ...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. 7 July 2014 Index: MDE 23/015/2014. Saudi Arabia: Prominent human ...

7 Jul 2014       Public Statement       MDE 23/015/2014

Honduras: Human rights defender and family at risk: Dina ...

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza has faced increasing harassment and intimidation in recent weeks. This harassment ...

7 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 37/008/2014

Ukraine: Further information: Journalists released in east ...

Ukrainian journalists Anastasia Stanko and Ilya Bezkorovaini were released on 2 July. They have subsequently revealed that they were ill-treated.

4 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 50/032/2014

Ethiopian activist at risk of torture: Andargachew Tsige

Andargachew Tsige, an Ethiopian political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia ...

4 Jul 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 25/003/2014

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