Urgent Action: Fate and whereabouts of policeman unknown in Belarus

Former Chechen policeman Artur Aydamirov, 34, disappeared on 8 June in Brest, Belarus.

UA 133/18 issued 16/07/2018

Urgent Action good news: Court blocks Nevada execution after company sues

A judge blocked the State of Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years.

3rd update on UA 250/17 issued 16/07/2018

Urgent Action: Students in Turkey detained for insulting the president

Four students in Turkey have been detained over a banner containing caricatures of President Erdoğan.

UA 131/18 issued 16/07/2018

Urgent Action update: Two journalists charged in Myanmar

Two journalists have been formally charged in connection with their peaceful journalistic activities.

1st update on UA 4/18 issued 16/07/2018

Urgent Action update: Man at risk of extradition from Slovakia to Russia on 17 July

Aslan Yandiev is at imminent risk of extradition to Russia. The extradition date has been set for 17 July 2018.

2nd update on UA 41/18 issued 13/07/2018

Urgent Action update: Human rights defender marks one year in Burundi prison

Human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Germain Rukuki was arrested one year ago. He requires further treatment.

2nd update on UA 32/18 issued 13/07/2018

Urgent Action update: Release critically ill human rights defender in Turkmenistan

Mansur Mingelov, sentenced to 22 years imprisonment, is critically ill with tuberculosis contracted in prison.

4th update on UA 97/14 issued 12/07/2018

Urgent Action: Politician faces trumped up criminal charges in Maldives

Faris Maumoon, an politician, was sentenced for identity fraud and is facing five other politically motivated charges.

UA 125/18 issued 12/07/2018

Urgent Action update: Cuban environmentalist conditionally released

Prisoner of conscience and environmental activist, Dr Ariel Ruiz Urquiola was released with conditions.

2nd update on UA 109/18 issued 11/07/2018

Urgent Action update: Lawmakers administrative detention renewed again in Israel/OPT

Israel renews, for the second time, the administrative detention, without charge or trial, of Palestinian Khalida Jarrar.

3rd update on UA 187/17 issued 11/07/2018