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June 16, 2015

An Iraqi woman, Basima Al-Jibouri, imprisoned in Iran since 2011, is critically ill: she has been on hunger strike since 8 April. She has served four years of a five-year sentence for “espionage”,...

June 15, 2015
Three Emirati sisters were released on 15 May in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They had been secretly detained since 15 February. Their brother is a prisoner of conscience.
June 15, 2015

Prisoner of conscience Dr Mahmoud al-Jaidah was pardoned on 22 May and deported to Qatar. He had been serving a seven-year prison sentence.

June 15, 2015

Human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Massry and two others have been sentenced to 15 months in jail on trumped-up charges. Mahienour El-Massry is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for exercising...