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Book and Activities: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird is a twentieth century classic. Find out how you can use the no

Urgent Action update: Constant surveillance impacts lawyer’s health

Human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong remains under heavy surveillance, despite having been released from prison in February

5th update on UA 141/17 issued 21/05/2019

Urgent Action: Drop charges against human rights defender

US Border Patrol agents arrested Dr. Scott Warren, a 36-year old Human Rights Defender and humanitarian aid volunteer.

UA 69/19 issued 17/05/2019

Urgent Action: Stop harassing investigative journalists

Three journalists were summoned for a hearing by the Intelligence Services for revealing a national defence secret.

UA 70/19 issued 17/05/2019

Urgent Action: Human rights defender fears for safety

On 26 April, two unknown men on motorbikes, presumably belonging to a local gang, circled the office of Pierre Espérance.

UA 66/19 issued 16/05/2019

Urgent Action update: Jailed academic needs urgent medical care

Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali needs urgent specialized medical care unavailable inside prison.

3rd update on UA 38/17 issued 16/05/2019

Urgent Action update: Journalist officially charged with cyber libel

Maria Ressa, human rights defender, was formally charged in court for one count of cyber libel.

2nd update on UA 20/19 issued 16/05/2019

Urgent Action update: Women activists face prison sentences

11 Saudi women activists on trial before the Criminal Court in Riyadh risk being sentenced to prison.

2nd update on UA 105/18 issued 16/05/2019

Urgent Action sad news: Prisoner dies of cancer in detention

Alia Abdelnoor Mohamed Abdelnoor, who was in the terminal stages of cancer, died while chained to a bed.

1st update on UA 26/19 issued 10/05/2019

Urgent Action: 500 Roma people homeless after forced eviction

Around 500 Roma people, including around 150 children, pregnant women and older people have been left homeless.

UA 68/19 issued 14/05/2019