Urgent Action Update: Abuse of jailed activist must stop

Imprisoned labour rights activist Sepideh Gholian and her family are suffering abuse and harassment from authorities.

Second update on UA: 11/19 (updated on 12/11/19)

Urgent Action: Human rights defender and blogger detained

Uzbekistani blogger and human rights defender Nafosat Olloshkurova was violently detained while monitoring the police.

First UA: 139/19

Urgent Action: Another journalist arrested to silence dissent

A respected journalist who has been critical of the Tanzania's human rights record was taken without explanation.

First UA: 127/19

Urgent Actions Update: Medical doctor found alive but tortured

It is feared Dr Peter Magombeyi may be falsely charged for “faking an abduction” upon his return to Zimbabwe.

First update on UA: 124/19

Urgent Action: Missing human rights defender believed killed

Marie-Claudette Kwizera, a human rights defender, is believed to have been killed after she was abducted by authorities.

First UA: 136/19

Urgent Action Update: Over 130 people remain in detention in Nicaragua

A year and a half since the beginning of the crisis in Nicaragua, at least 130 people continue to be detained.

Third update on UA: 082/19

Urgent Action update: Young men appealing deplorable sentence

Yan Sidorov, Vladislav Mordasov and Viacheslav Shashmin have been convicted under fabricated “mass disturbances" charges.

Second update on UA: 48/19

Urgent Action: Unlawful deportation of Syrians must stop

Turkish authorities have been deporting Syrian refugees to Syria, in violation of international and domestic law.

Bab al-Salam border crossing between Syria and Turkey

Urgent Action Correction: Human rights defender life in danger

On 6 July unknown men broke into Danelly Estupiñan house violating its door security while she was not at home.

Correction on 1st Update on UA 91/19 issued 12/08/2019

Urgent Action: Activist detained a year without trial

Đoàn Thị Hồng was unlawfully arrested in September 2018 and has been detained without trial.

UA 117/19 Issued 06/09/2019