Urgent Action: Deported Bahraini at risk of ill-treatment

Ali Mohamed al-Showaikh was deported from the Netherlands and arrested upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport.

UA 209/18 issued 02/01/2019

Urgent Action update: New charges against prisoner of conscience

Azerbaijani authorities brought new criminal charges against prisoner of conscience Mehman Huseynov.

1st update on UA 168/12 issued 09/01/2019

Urgent Action: Indigenous communities attacked and at risk

The Pemón Indigenous communities in the Canaima National Park were targeted during a two-day military operation.

UA 210/18 issued 19/12/2018

Urgent Action: Christian house church members criminally detained

100 members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province, detained after a raid by the police.

UA 211/18 issued 18/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Verdict for human rights defender

The State Security Chamber of the Federal Supreme Court of the UAE upheld its 10-year sentence against Ahmed Mansoor.

6th update on UA 200/15 issued 21/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Human rights organisations at risk

The National Police broke into the offices of Nicaraguan Centre for Human Rights (CENIDH).

1st update on UA 160/18 issued 18/12/2018

Urgent Action good news: Syrian refugee granted asylum in Canada

Hassan al-Kontar has been granted asylum and arrived in Canada on 26 November 2018.

1st update on UA 180/18 issued 18/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Court lifts travel bans on anti-war protesters

Turkish court lifted travel bans on 30 students facing terrorism-related charges for taking part in a peaceful protest.

3rd update on UA 66/18 issued 17/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Singer-songwriter activist sentenced

Activist Xu Lin was sentenced to three years in prison for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” on 7 December 2018.

2nd update on UA 245/17 issued 14/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Expected verdict for human rights defender

Bahrain’s Cassation Court expected to issue its verdict in the case of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.

22nd update on UA 249/14 issued 13/12/2018