Bahrain: Medical professionals arrested and imprisoned

H.E. Mrs. Alice Thomas Samaan, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain, United Kingdom Your Excellency, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for I came to know about the situation from Front Line Defenders. I am writing to express my concern and request your intervention in the following case. On 2 October 2012, [...]

Political Prisoner Zanyar Moradi Denied Medical Treatment

According to reliable sources from Iran, Iranian officials have denied medical treatment to Zanyar Moradi, a political prisoner on death row. The head of the prison ward reportedly had recommended Zanyar Moradi undergo surgical treatment recently. Sources have informed IHR that Zanyar Moradi suffers from severe back pain and other medical conditions which require treatment. [...]

Nepal: Alleged torture and ill-treatment inflicted by the police on Mr. Khimlal Rijal

Mr. Bijaya Kumar Gacchedar, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Singha Darbar, Kathmandu, Nepal, [email protected] Dear Mr. Bijaya Kumar Gacchedar, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for I came to know about the situation from International Secretariat of OMCT that they have been informed by Advocacy Forum [...]

INDIA: Door to door campaign against torture and organized violence (DDCATOV)

After mass awareness campaign PVCHR moved to door to door campaign against torture and organized violence (DDCATOV) in its torture free model village developed by PVCHR under its initiative “Promoting psycho legal framework to reduce torture and organized violence” with support from RCT. In process of door to door campaign against torture and organized violence [...]

Three ahwazi arab political prisoners were executed

According to these sources the three prisoners- Abdul Rahman Heidari, Taha Heidari and Jamsheed Heidari – who all belong to the Heidari family were executed early this morning Monday June 18. There is no further information about the where being of the other two prisoners. In March this year IHR and other human rights organizations [...]

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