Urgent Action outcome: Conviction of prisoners of conscience upheld

The Russian Military Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of Crimean Tatar human rights defender Emir-Usein Kuku.

3rd update on UA 126/19

Urgent Action outcome: Opposition leader released from prison

After being in detention since October 2019, José Daniel Ferrer García was sent to house arrest in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

3rd update on UA 134/19

Urgent Action outcome: Teacher and protest organizer released on bail

On 30 May 2020, teacher and activist Badal Abdulbaqi Aba Bakr Barwari was released on bail.

1st update on UA 89/20

Urgent Action outcome: Journalist convicted but given lenient sentence

Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva was found guilty of “justification of terrorism” and fined on 6 July

1st update on UA 42/20

Urgent Action outcome: Man executed for crime when he was 18 years old

Billy Wardlow was executed on 8 July 2020.

2nd update on UA 108/20

Urgent Action outcome: Monitoring of threats to lawmakers continues

Venezuelan National Assembly opposition members, as well as their families and staff continue being subjected to threats.

3rd update on UA 01/20

Urgent Action outcome: Campaign for prisoner of conscience continues

Prisoner of conscience and union leader Rubén González has been arbitrarily detained
since 29 November 2018.

1st update on UA 04/20

Urgent Action Outcome: Activist sentenced to “restricted freedom”

Alnur Ilyashev, a Kazakhstani political and human rights activist, was
sentenced to three years of “restricted freedom”.

1st update on UA 65/20

Urgent Action outcome: asylum-seekers allowed to disembark

Maltese authorities finally allowed the disembarkation of all asylum-seekers held on four ferry boats.

1st update on UA 87/20

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