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Advocacy for Colleagues Under Threat
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... experts using human rights complaint mechanisms. Cases by Region 39 9 Americas Asia-Pacific 30 38 Europe & Middle East & Eurasia North Africa Cases by Status 32 Under Investigation 3 Released Conditionally 27 Imprisoned 3 Travel/Work Ban 20 Ongoing Judicial Proceedings 2 Stateless/Deported/in Exile 13 Convicted (not jailed)
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... Khalil al-Halwachi Bahraini electrical engineer Khalil al-Halwachi was released from prison on February 2, after having served 7 years of a 10-year sentence received for his peaceful human rights and prodemocracy activities. He was released as a result of criminal sentencing reforms that allow prisoners to be considered for alternative sentencing in non-custodial settings.
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... Cases by Region Europe & Eurasia 146 Americas 158 Middle East & North Africa 459 Asia-Pacific 154 Sub-Saharan 196 Africa Cases by Profession 40% 36% 24% Health Professionals Scientists Engineers 11
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... It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. Never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant.

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