Urgent Action: Activist arbitrarily detained for Facebook posts

Senegalese activist Guy Marius Sagna was charged with ‘false alert of terrorism’ on 5 August.

UA 109/19 Issued 04/08/2019

Urgent Action outcome: Emirati authorities unlawfully deport Pakistani national

On 22 June 2019, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) forcibly returned Rashid Hussain Brohi to Pakistan.

1st Update on UA 22/19 Issued 11/07/2019

Urgent Action: Three politicians arbitrarily detained

Politicians and others have been arbitrarily detained over charges that relate to their peaceful political activities.

UA 107/19 Issued 08/08/2019

Urgent Action update: Release youth prisoners of conscience

The youth prisoners of conscience are being prosecuted for trying to organise a peaceful protest in November 2017.

1st Update on UA 048/19 Issued 07/08/2019

Urgent Action update: Labour activists held in secret detention

Wei Zhili and Ke Chengbing have been held in incommunicado detention since March 2019.

2nd Update on UA 037/19 Issued 26/07/2019

Urgent Action outcome: Dr. Scott warren new trial slated for november

Dr. Scott Warren was facing 20 years in prison for providing humanitarian aid to migrants.

1st Update on UA 069/19 Issued 10/07/2019

Urgent Action good news: Supreme court suspends all execution warrants

The Sri Lankan Supreme Court suspended all execution warrants until 29 October, the next date of hearing.

2nd Update on UA 045/19 Issued 09/07/2019

Urgent Action update: Iranian-swedish academic forcibly disappeared

Academic Ahmadreza Djalali has been subjected to enforced disappearance and is under pressure to “confess” to new crimes.

4th Update on UA 038/17 Issued 06/08/2019

Urgent Action update: Jailed cancer patient tortured in prison

Critically ill prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi is being tortured through denial of his access to cancer treatment.

8th Update on UA 174/13 Issued 13/08/2019

Urgent Action update: Human rights defender sentenced to 12 years

Founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang”, was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.

7th Update on UA 284/16 Issued 02/08/2019