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January 23, 2017
Urgent Action: Dissident Cleric In Need Of Medical Care (Iran: UA 19/17)

Elderly dissident Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Nekounam has been on hunger strike for 31 days in protest at his detention and the denial of specialized medical care by the authorities. Af...

January 19, 2017

Iranian prisoner of conscience and human rights defender Saeed Shirzad ended his 39-day hunger strike on 14 January after the authorities at Karaj’s Raja’i Shahr Prison made an oral promise to addr...

January 19, 2017

Elias Waya Nyipuoch has been in arbitrary detention since 26 June 2016. He has not been charged with any offense. He was initially detained at the Giyada military barracks before being transferred...

January 19, 2017

The fate and whereabouts of two members of Yemen’s Baha’i community remain unknown following their arrest on 11 January. They have been denied contact with their families and lawyer, and are at ris...