Posts Tagged ‘detained’

Thousands Of Detained Afghan Evacuees Are Living In Prison-Like Conditions In UAE

More than 2,000 Afghans who fled their country after the Taliban took power are being detained indefinitely in the United Arab Emirates, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch. An estimated 2,400 to 2,700 Afghans have been “arbitrarily detained” in a housing facility dubbed “Emirates Humanitarian City” for more than 15 months, the […]

DHL employees detained for attacking Russian diplomat in CAR

2 Feb, 2023 Source: Al Mayadeen Net By Al Mayadeen English  Four DHL employees were seized as part of the investigation into the Russian diplomat’s assassination attempt. Four DHL employees were seized as part of the investigation into the attempted assassination of Dmitry Syty, the head of the Russian House in the Central African Republic (CAR), […]

How I Was Assaulted and Illegally Detained for Interrupting Anti-Palestinian Speaker (VIDEO)

November 11, 2022 By Yves Engler On Monday, I registered for a public talk with anti-Palestinian activist Hillel Neuer in Montreal, Canada. After receiving my electronic confirmation, I headed to the venue with the intention of challenging his anti-Palestinian racism. A few minutes into Neuer’s speech I stood up from my seat with my telephone recording […]

Russia accused of detained the head of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Russian forces blindfolded and detained the head of Europe’s largest nuclear plant, according to Ukraine’s nuclear power provider, reigniting long-simmering fears over the plant’s security. Source

Iranian national detained in Sweden facing worst pressure

TEHRAN – The harshest pressure is still being applied against Iranian citizen Hamid Nouri in Sweden, where he was detained and sentenced. Since October 2019, Hamid Nouri has been detained in Sweden. During terms of his detention, he was held in solitary confinement and denied the ability to select a lawyer, communicate with or see […]

Medical neglect kills Palestinian man detained in occupation prisons

September 3, 2022 By Al Mayadeen English  Source: Agencies + Al Mayadeen English 40-year-old prisoner Moussa Abu Mahamid was martyred in the “Assaf Harofeh” hospital as a result of the occupation’s policy of medical negligence, reveals the Palestinian Prisoners Information Office. Mousa Abu Mahamid was killed by Israeli medical neglect. The Palestinian Prisoners Information Office announced […]

Medical neglect kills Palestinian man detained in occupation prisons

September 3, 2022 By Al Mayadeen English  Source: Agencies + Al Mayadeen English 40-year-old prisoner Moussa Abu Mahamid was martyred in the “Assaf Harofeh” hospital as a result of the occupation’s policy of medical negligence, reveals the Palestinian Prisoners Information Office. Mousa Abu Mahamid was killed by Israeli medical neglect. The Palestinian Prisoners Information Office announced […]

Chinese Woman in NY Pleads for Help to Rescue Sister Currently Detained by CCP

Na Lyu and Wei Lyu are sisters. The older sister Na lives in New York, and Wei lives in Harbin city in China’s northeastern province of Heilongjiang. Na was notified by family members in China that Wei had been taken away from her apartment on July 11 by a dozen police, who had broken into […]

Israel refuses to release Ahmad Manasra, who was detained at 13

The Israeli Beersheba District Court yesterday rejected an appeal to remove the “terrorism” classification under which Palestinian prisoner Ahmad Manasra is being held, in spite of the fact that he was detained at the age of 13 in a brutal manner, violently interrogated without an adult or lawyer present and then held in jail even […]

Berlin Says German Tourist Detained in Iran

BERLIN—A German tourist has been detained in Iran, the German foreign ministry said on Saturday, declining to give further details beyond saying the man was receiving consular assistance. The Iranian interior ministry was not immediately available to comment on the detention. On Aug. 26, the Persian Service of Radio Liberty said a 66-year-old German man […]

Wenzhou Christian criminally detained in Sichuan, China, seminaries shut down

China (International Christian Concern) – On August 20, a Christian woman named Li Chunqing from Zhejiang province’s Wenzhou sent out an open prayer letter for her husband, Lin Xuesui, who was detained for attending Sunday worship. On June 14, Lin was criminally detained by the Public Security Bureau for “organizing and supporting illegal gathering” in […]

Christians detained in Taiyuan and Beijing released

Photo Credit: Tumisu/Pixabay China (International Christian Concern) – Two heavily targeted house churches in Beijing and Taiyuan are relieved as their members were released this week after detention. On Aug. 18, Zong Fang Fang from Beijing Zion Church was released after being detained for three days. Pastor Yang Jun, who was also detained on the […]

Iranian Christian with Parkinson’s disease and wife detained

(Article18) — An Iranian Christian with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been detained in Tehran. Homayoun Zhaveh, who is about to celebrate his 64th birthday, and Sara Ahmadi, 44, answered a summons to an administrative office of Evin Prison on Saturday, expecting to receive back their confiscated property. However, they were instead… Source

Christian convert arrested, detained in Karaj on unknown charges

(Article 18) — A Christian convert from Karaj, near Tehran, has been arrested and remains in detention on unknown charges. Mohammad Golbaz, 34, was arrested at his motorcycle repair shop on Saturday, July 30 by more than a dozen plainclothes intelligence agents. He was then transferred to an unknown location and held incommunicado until finally […]

Detained Chinese house church pastor awaits trial

(Church in Chains) — Geng Zejun, a house church pastor from Ningxia Autonomous Region in northern China, is due to go on trial on July 13. He has been detained since January 25 on a charge of “organizing illegal gatherings.” Geng Zejun was first arrested on Sunday, December 5, 2021 when police raided The Church […]

Supreme Court Rules Thousands of Immigrants Can Be Detained Indefinitely

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that immigrants detained in the United States are not entitled to a bond hearing, a decision that means that the thousands of people with open immigration cases who are currently in federal holding facilities can continue to be detained indefinitely.

Chinese Catholics Call for Release of Illegally Detained Underground Bishop

May 21 marks the one-year anniversary of the illegal arrest of Xinxiang Bishop Joseph Zhang Weizhu and local faithful are calling for his liberation.

Elderly Palestinian American Man Found Dead After Being Detained In Israeli Raid

The U.S. Department of State has voiced its support for an investigation into the Wednesday death of an elderly Palestinian American man who his family and local officials said was detained by Israeli soldiers during a raid on an occupied West Bank village. Omar Abdulmajeed Asaad, 80, was a U.S. citizen whose body was found […]

Suspect Detained Over 2012 Family Slaying In The French Alps

PARIS (AP) — A suspect in the 2012 slayings of a British-Iraqi family vacationing in the French Alps and a cyclist has been detained, a French prosecutor said Wednesday. Saad al-Hilli, his wife Ikbal and his mother-in-law Souhaila al-Allaf were shot dead on a remote mountain road near Annecy in eastern France. French cyclist Sylvain […]

Family of detained ex-Tunisia minister launch sit-in for his release

The wife of Noureddine Bhiri, the deputy chairman of the Tunisian Ennahda party, yesterday said she would start a sit-in with her children in the hospital where her husband is being detained. Saida Akremi told Al-Quds Al-Arabi that authorities were “responsible for my husband’s “life.” “My children and I have decided to start a sit-in […]

Detained ex-Mauritania president hospitalised

Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was moved to the Nouakchott Military Hospital on Wednesday evening in order to receive emergency care, his attorney told AFP yesterday. Mohamed Eddine Ould Ashdo went on to call on authorities to clear his client for travel abroad for care. “Some members of his family visited him and […]

Freelance AP Journalist Amir Aman Kiyaro Detained In Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A freelance video journalist accredited to The Associated Press in Ethiopia has been detained by police in the capital, Addis Ababa, the news organization said Wednesday. Amir Aman Kiyaro was detained under the country’s new war-related state of emergency powers on Nov. 28 after returning home from a reporting trip. He […]

Calls for Egypt YouTube to be detained for ‘defaming the state’

An Egyptian lawyer yesterday submitted a report to the Public Prosecutor accusing opposition YouTuber Abdullah Al-Sharif of “issuing fabricated videos and calls about the Egyptian state’s institutions and leaders aiming to provoke chaos, spreading disorders, and destabilising the country’s internal security.” Tarek Mahmoud, a lawyer known for his extensive reporting against opponents of the regime, said that […]

Sudan: More than 100 protesters detained in latest crackdown

Sudan’s security forces dispersed demonstrators and rounded up more than 100 people on Sunday in the capital of Khartoum, in the latest crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. Shops were closed and roadblocks were set up in Khartoum on Sunday, as a two-day civil disobedience effort began against last month’s military takeover. Nationwide anti-coup protests – including […]

Top Sudanese Officials Detained, Phone Networks Offline In Possible Coup

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s top general on Monday dissolved the government and announced that the military will run the country after his forces arrested the acting prime minister and other officials. Thousands of Sudanese protested in the streets against the coup. The military takeover threatens to derail Sudan’s long, rocky attempt to transition to democracy […]

Armed Man Detained At ‘Justice For J6’ Rally ‘Exposed As Undercover Law Enforcement’

An armed man who was filmed being detained at the Capitol rally in support of Jan 6 suspects appears to have been inadvertently exposed as an undercover law enforcement officer by his fellow police. Journalist @FordFischer said he only witnessed one detainment at the US Capitol rally in support of the Jan. 6 suspects. The […]

Psaki: ‘There Are No American Hostages, Just People Being Detained Against Their Will Until Their Captors’ Demands Are Met’

Psaki: ‘There Are No American Hostages, Just People Being Detained Against Their Will Until Their Captors’ Demands Are Met’ WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a press conference this morning, Press secretary Jen Psaki proudly confirmed that everyone has made it safely out of Afghanistan and there are no hostages at all.  “The people at the Kabul airport are […]

Judiciary chief orders release of protestors detained in Khuzestan

Judiciary chief orders release of protestors detained in Khuzestan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — In a phone call with the chief justice of Khuzestan province on Sunday, Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei ordered Sadegh Moradi to release protesters detained at Khuzestan province. Ejei asked the chief justice to provide the ground for the immediate release of those […]

Bosnia Intelligence Chief Detained in Money Laundering Probe

A money laundering exhibit is displayed at Target America: Drug Traffickers, Terrorists and You, a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) traveling museum exhibit in Times Square, New York City, on Sep. 16, 2004. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—Bosnian authorities have detained the head of the Balkan country’s state security agency in a probe that includes money […]

Activists detained amid raids at human rights NGOs in Belarus

Security services in Belarus have reportedly raided the offices of leading human rights organisations and detained several activists. The NGO Viasna said both its headquarters in Minsk, and the homes of several of its members across the country, had been raided on Wednesday. “Ales Bialiatski, the chairman of the Viasna Human Rights Centre cannot be […]

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