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Urgent Action: Thousands in need of urgent protection

People from Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in Bojayá, Chocó face live-threatening forced displacement risks.

UA 52/19 issued 18/04/2018

Urgent Action: Yemeni academic held incommunicado

Professor and political figure Youssef al-Bawab has been held in incommunicado detention since 2 April 2019.

UA 51/19 issued 18/04/2019

Urgent Action update: Tiananmen “baijiu” activist sentenced to jail

Sichuan activist Chen Bing was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

5th update on UA 138/16 issued 18/04/2019

Urgent Action update: Detained journalist formally charged

Journalist Amade Abubacar has formally been charged.

4th update on UA 01/19 issued 18/04/2019

Urgent Action update: Activist and opposition members await trial

Activist Rashid Mahiya and opposition Members of Parliament, Charlton Hwende and Joanna Mamombe are awaiting trial.

1st update on UA 34/19 issued 11/04/2019

Urgent Action: Falun Gong high school teacher detained

Falun Gong practitioner chemistry teacher Chen Yan is facing a trial for distributing Falun Gong materials on the street.

UA 50/19 issued 15/04/2019

Urgent Action: Bloggers held for condemning corruption

Bloggers Cheikh Jiddou and Abderrahmane Weddady were arbitrarily arrested on 22 March in Nouakchott.

UA 49/19 issued 12/04/2019

Urgent Action update: Disappeared activist at risk of torture

Gao Zhisheng, a former prisoner of conscience and human rights lawyer, is subject to enforced disappearance.

2nd update on UA 212/17 issued 15/04/2019

Urgent Action good news: Anti-military peaceful protester released early

Activist Tin Maung Kyi was released 13 days early on 29 March 2019 after serving six months and two days in prison.

1st update on UA 188/18 issued 12/04/2019

Urgent Action correction: Human rights defender on hunger strike

Ahmed Mansoor has been on hunger strike for over three weeks in protest of his prison conditions and his unfair trial.

Correction on UA 47/19 issued 09/04/2019