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Iraq must reveal whereabouts of Vice-President’s detained aides

Headline Title:  Iraq: Vice-president's aides held incommunicado 30 January 2012 Amnesty International has called on the Iraqi authorities to reveal the whereabouts of two women arrested earlier this month, apparently for their connection to the country's vice-president.Rasha Nameer Jaafer al-Hussain and Bassima Saleem Kiryakos were arrested by security forces at their homes on 1 January. Both women work in the media team of Iraqi Vice-President Tareq al-Hashemi, who is wanted by the Iraqi authorities on terrorism-related charges.“The arrest of the two women appears to be part…

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