The six Camp Ashraf residents arrested on 8 April were released on 14 April, and are now back in the camp. They have told Amnesty International that they were beaten in custody and were on hunger strike for all their time in detention.
Urgent Action Update: Activist Sentenced To 10 Years For Graffiti Protest (Azerbaijan: UA 114/16)
Azerbaijani youth activist Bayram Mammadov was sentenced to 10 years in prison on 8 December for a graffiti protest. Fellow activist Giyas Ibrahimov was also sentenced to 10 years in prison on 25 October. They are prisoners of conscience and should be released immediately.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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