Urgent Action good news: Activist released after charges dropped in Myanmar

Activist Htin Kyaw was released from prison.

1st update on UA 73/17 issued 20/09/2017

Urgent Action good news: Charges against two media workers dropped in Myanmar

The charges against journalists Kyaw Min Swe and Kyaw Zwar Naing were dropped on 1 September.

3rd update on UA 137/13 issued 20/09/2017

Urgent Action good news: Three journalists released after charges dropped in Myanmar

Journalists Lawi Weng, Aye Nai and Pyae Phone Aung were released from prison on 1 September 2017.

1st update on UA 159/17 issued 20/09/2017

Urgent Action: Offices of human rights defenders attacked in Indonesia

Staff of the Indonesian and Jakarta Legal Institutes were threatened by violent ‘anti-communist’ protesters.

UA 215/17 issued 19/09/2017

Urgent Action: Juror racism claim as execution draws near in USA

Keith Tharpe is scheduled to be executed in Georgia at 7pm on 26 September.

UA 216/17 issued 18/09/2017

Urgent Action update: Juvenile offender at risk of imminent execution in Saudi Arabia

Abdulkareem al-Hawaj sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court on 11 September.

2nd update on UA 209/16 issued 18/09/2017

Urgent Action update: Iranian trade unionist in need of medical care

After over 40 days on hunger strike Reza Shahabi is in need of urgent specialized medical care.

2nd update on UA 306/13 issued 18/09/2017

Urgent Action update: Human rights defender facing two trials in Zimbabwe

Pastor Evan Mawarire is set to appear for two trials related to his human rights work, on 19 and 25 September.

4th update on UA 169/16 issued 18/09/2017

Urgent Action update: Religious minority leader in Algeria released but still at risk

Mohamed Fali was released from pre-trial detention on 13 September but remains at risk of further prosecution.

1st update on UA 205/17 issued 14/09/2017

Urgent Action: Detained opposition activist denied lawyer visits in Sudan

Nabil El-Niwari, a political activist and member of the opposition party Sudan Congress, was arrested by the NISS.

UA 213/17 issued 15/09/2017