Gilan Mohammadi(f) and Gholamali Eskandari(m) were released from prison in the central Iranian city of Esfahan on 4 October following their acquittal in a retrial after their convictions for â€œadultery while being marriedâ€? were quashed by the Head of the Judiciary.
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United Arab Emirates: Protect a Group of 41 Men (UA 218/15)
A mass trial of 41 men began on 24 August in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). At least 21 had been held in secret detention facilities without access to their families or lawyers for 20 months before trial. They may have been tortured or otherwise ill-treated.
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