Iranian student Payam Jahangiry was released on bail on 17 January after six weeks' detention without charge in the city of Shiraz in south-western Iran. He had been arrested two days before nationwide student protests against the government took place on 7 December and had no access to a lawyer during his detention.
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United Arab Emirates: Release Dr Nasser bin Ghaith Immediately (UA 183/15)
Dr Nasser bin Ghaith appeared briefly before the State Security Chamber of the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi on 4 April. This is the first time he has been seen since he was forcibly disappeared in the United Arab Emirates on 18 August 2015.
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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