Fear of torture or ill-treatment

Urgent action (follow-up): Egypt. Prisoner of conscience Mahmoud Hussein, to remain in detention

Further information on UA: 286/14 Index: MDE 12/2347/2015 Issue Date: 1 September 2015

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 13 OCTOBER 2015.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Mahmoud Hussein appeared in court again on 26 August due to an irregularity in his case, two days after his detention had been renewed for 45 days. He is a 19-year-old student who has spent over 18 months in pre-trial detention in Egypt after being arrested for wearing a T-shirt with the “Nation Without Torture Campaign” logo. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action (follow-up): Egypt. Extended detention for prisoner of conscience Mahmoud Hussein

Further information on UA: 286/14 Index: MDE 12/2323/2015 Issue Date: 26 August 2015

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 7 OCTOBER 2015 TO:
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

A judge in Cairo renewed the detention order of student Mahmoud Hussein for 45 days on 24 August. He has spent over 18 months in pre-trial detention for wearing a T-shirt with the “Nation Without Torture Campaign” logo and a scarf with the logo of the “25 January Revolution”. He is a prisoner of conscience. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: United Arab Emirates (UAE). Prominent academic Dr Nasser bin Ghaith, arrested, risks torture

UA: 183/15 Index: MDE 25/2299/2015 Issue Date: 19 August 2015

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 30 SEPTEMBER 2015.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Economist and prominent academic Dr Nasser bin Ghaith was arrested on 18 August in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), by the country’s State Security apparatus. His whereabouts are unknown and he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. He is a former prisoner of conscience. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: Mexico. Torture survivor Artemio Duarte Martínez’s whereabouts unknown

UA: 182/15 Index: AMR 41/2293/2015 Issue Date: 17 August 2015

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 28 SEPTEMBER 2015.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Artemio Duarte Martínez, one of 25 police officers tortured in Tijuana in 2009, has gone missing after receiving harassment and threats for denouncing the torture he suffered. The authorities must immediately establish his whereabouts and protect his family, his lawyers and all other victims of the same case. [ Lire la suite » ]

Action urgente: Russie. Le témoin Guennady Afanasïev doit être protégé de la torture

AU 180/15, EUR 46/2281/2015, 14 août 2015

ENVOYEZ VOS APPELS AVANT LE 25 SEPTEMBRE 2015 .
Vérifiez auprès de votre section s'il faut encore intervenir après la date indiquée ci-dessus. Merci.

Guennady Afanasïev, témoin clé dans le procès des militants ukrainiens Oleg Sentsov et Alexandre Koltchenko, est revenu sur les déclarations qui lui ont été extorquées sous la torture. Cet homme a été menacé et risque d’être à nouveau soumis à la torture et d’autres mauvais traitements. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: Turkmenistan. Freelance journalist Saparmamed Nepeskuliev’s whereabouts unknown

Further information on UA: 174/15 Index: EUR 61/2229/2015 Issue Date: 6 August 2015

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 17 SEPTEMBER 2015.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Freelance journalist Saparmamed Nepeskuliev, whose current whereabouts are unknown, is believed to have been held incommunicado by Turkmenistani authorities for a month. His likely arrest and detention may be linked to his work as a freelance journalist. He is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment and an unfair trial. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: United Arab Emirates. Egyptian Sameh Bassiouni Abdullah Alam kept in prison after sentence

UA: 172/15 Index: MDE 25/2224/2015 Issue Date: 4 August 2015

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 15 SEPTEMBER 2015 .
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Egyptian national Sameh Bassiouni Abdullah Alam was arrested on 11 February in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was sentenced to one month in prison in April for “falsely reporting a crime” but has not yet been released. His whereabouts are unknown and he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action (good news): United Arab Emirates. Qatari national Hamad Ali Mohammad al-Hamadi pardoned and deported.

Further information on UA 256/14 Index: MDE 25/1735/2015 Issue date: 27 may 2015

Qatari national, Hamad Ali Mohammad al-Hamadi, who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison, was pardoned by the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and deported back to Qatar on 22 May. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action:Syria. Parents, Rania Alabbasi and her husband Abdulrahman Yasin, and six children at risk

UA: 258/14 Index: MDE 24/045/2014 Issue Date: 14 October 2014

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 25 NOVEMBER 2014 TO:
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

A Syrian couple, Rania Alabbasi and her husband Abdulrahman Yasin, and their six children, now aged three to 15, have been subjected to enforced disappearance by the Syrian authorities. They were arrested in March 2013. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: Syria. Activist's brother, Salah al-Shogre (or al-Shogri), detained, risks torture

UA: 242/12 Index: MDE 24/072/12 Issue Date: 17 August 2012

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 28 SEPTEMBER 2012. Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

A 17-year-old boy, Salah al-Shogre (or al-Shogri), brother of a detained activist, was arrested on 28 July in Syria and has been held incommunicado since then. His whereabouts are unknown, and he may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

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