Urgent Action: Attacks on defenders and journalists increase

Nicaraguan authorities continue to target journalists, human rights defenders and organizations.

UA 160/18 issued 10/12/2018

Urgent Action: Sudanese activist deported, at risk of torture

Sudanese political activist Mohamed Hassan Alim Shareef was deported from Egypt to Sudan on 9 October.

UA 205/18 issued 10/12/2018

Urgent Action: Land claimant leader at risk

Enrique Cabezas has received several threats in response to his work defending the ancestral territory.

UA 207/18 issued 06/12/2018

Urgent Action: Risk of imminent execution for Hong Kong citizen

The death sentence of Hong Kong citizen Wu Zongxi is currently under review by the Supreme People’s Court.

UA 208/18 issued 10/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Activist cleared of charges, another awaiting trial

Activist Yahaya Badamassi has been released while activist Sadat Illiya Dan Malam is still in detention awaiting trial.

2nd update on UA 93/18 issued 07/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Two prisoners at risk of imminent execution

There is grave concern that the only two known prisoners on death row in Belarus are at risk of imminent execution.

1st update on UA 17/18 issued 14/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Social justice activist detention extended

The Palestinian authorities renewed, for the second time, the detention of Suha Jbara.

1st update on UA 203/18 issued 07/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Two more prisoners executed in Belarus

Belarusian prisoners, Ihar Hershankou and Siamion Berazhnoy have been executed, likely on 19 or 20 November.

2nd update on UA 195/17 issued 07/12/2018

Urgent Action update: Court to review death sentences of two men

The Supreme Military Court of Appeals formally agreed to reconsider the death sentences of two men.

7th update on UA 91/16 issued 05/12/2018

Urgent Action: Bahraini refugee risks deportation

Bahraini refugee Hakeem Ali al-Araibi is in imminent danger of deportation from Thailand.

UA 206/18 issued 06/12/2018