Urgent Action outcome: Man with claims of innocence executed in Missouri

Walter Barton was executed on 19 May 2020. He was on death row in Missouri, USA since 2006.

1st update on UA 80/20

Urgent Action outcome: Journalist awaits dismissal of arbitrary charges

Charges against Darvinson Rojas have not been dropped and there has been no news on court case against him.

2nd update on UA 37/20

Outcome: Domoina Ranabosoa still faces charges

Domoina Ranabosoa currently faces charges of ‘corruption of minors under the age of 21’.

2nd update on UA 41/20

Outcome: Women human rights defenders remain on trial

Eight of the eleven activists have been temporarily released but remain on trial for their
human rights activism.

3rd update on UA 105/18

Urgent Action outcome: Supreme court confirms verdict in an unfair trial

On 17 February 2020, the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi confirmed the verdict against five Lebanese men.

4th update on UA 38/19

Urgent Action outcome: Prisoners released having served sentences

On 5 March 2020, prisoner of conscience, Hajer Mansoor Hassan, was released from Isa Town Detention Centre for Women.

2nd update on UA 23/19

Urgent Action outcome: Musician released on probation

On 13 May 2019, 33-year-old musician Rami Sidky was released on probation after 374
days of pre-trial detention.

1st update on UA 27/19

16 activists released; 61 people remain in prison

Activists known as “Aguadores” were released on 30 December but still face charges.

7th update on UA 82/219

Urgent Action outcome: Activist released on bail

Senegalese activist Guy Marius Sagna was released on bail on 3 March, three
months after he was first detained.

2nd update on UA 171/19

Urgent Action outcome: Filmmaker Released After Serving His Term

Filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was released from prison on 21 February 2020, after completing his prison sentence.

3rd update on UA 81/19