Jailed satire performers face additional charges

Five imprisoned members of a traditional Myanmar satirical poetry troupe face additional prison time for free expression.

First UA: 147/19

Charges against activist must be dropped

A Russian human rights defender faces up to six years in prison for her peaceful activism with Open Russia.

First UA: 154/19

Urgent Action: Gay man summoned by police and disappeared

A doctor came out as gay in an online article and was summoned to the police station. He has not been heard from since.

First UA: 151/19

Urgent Action Update: Refugees and asylum seekers must be released

16 refugees and asylum seekers have been arbitrarily detained in Pemba, northeast Mozambique, for more than 10 months.

Second update on UA: 78/19

Urgent Action: Uyghur academic faces execution in China

Fears are rising that Chinese authorities will execute Tashpolat Tiyip, a prominent Uyghuy academic, who was disappeared.

First UA: 119/19

Urgent Action: Researches at risk for denouncing fraud

An analyst and a journalist face harassment after publicising data showing irregularities in Bolivia's general election.

First UA: 141/19

Urgent Action: University lecturer must be released

A university lecturer was arrested and charged under an extreme and outdated law used to silence any form of dissent.

First UA: 123/19

Urgent Action: Stop harassment of human rights activist

Police raided the home of prominent human a prominent LGBTI activist, arresting her for "offending religious beliefs".

First UA: 62/19

Urgent Action Outcome: Ahmed H. allowed to return home

Ahmed H. was permitted to return home to his family in Cyprus after spending almost four years separated from his family.

Outcome UA: 88/19

Urgent Action Update: Abuse of jailed activist must stop

Imprisoned labour rights activist Sepideh Gholian and her family are suffering abuse and harassment from authorities.

Second update on UA: 11/19 (updated on 12/11/19)