An alleged juvenile offender in Yemen has had his execution halted, and his case will now be re-examined by the courts. Another alleged juvenile offender, however, continues to be at imminent risk of execution.
Stay informed about human rights in the Middle East and North Africa.
Iran: Journalist held incommunicado (UA 189/14)
Iranian journalist Saba Azarpeik has been detained in solitary confinement without access to her lawyer and family. Her whereabouts are unknown, sparking fears that she may be at risk ill-treatment.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.