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.
More Action Needed! - Stop Execution of Man With Mental Disability (Pakistan: UA 222/16)
Imdad Ali, a death row prisoner with a mental disability, is at imminent risk of execution. Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejected on 20 October his latest appeal to halt the execution on the ground that he has paranoid schizophrenia. As a result another execution warrant might be issued imminently.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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