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October 13, 2014

He was sentenced on 28 April 2014 on charges that included “using social media networks to incite hatred of the regime”, “calling on people to ignore the law” and “calling for illegal demonstration...

October 10, 2014

Officials from the UAE detained two Qatari men on 27 June at the al-Ghuwaifat border post on the UAE’s western border with Saudi Arabia. The UAE has subjected them to enforced disappearance.

October 9, 2014

Former prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since 6 September. He is believed to be in solitary confinement without access to a lawyer. He has yet to be charge...

October 7, 2014

Indian activist Irom Sharmila has been on hunger strike since Nov. 2000 to demand that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act be repealed. For the past 14 years she has been under arrest and force-f...