Urgent Action update: Lawyer at risk granted protection measures in Chile

Chilean human rights defender and lawyer Karina Riquelme is no longer considered under imminent threat.

2nd update on UA 134/18 issued 03/10/2018

Urgent Action update: Two relatives of environmental members killed in Colombia

On 22 September, two relatives of members of the Rios Vivos Movement were killed in Antioquia, Colombia.

2nd update on UA 88/18 issued 26/09/2018

Urgent Action update: Lawyer at risk for defending indigenous people in Chile

Lawyer Karina Riquelme was again intimidated by Chilean police intelligence agents several times because of her work.

1st update on UA 134/18 issued 24/09/2018

Urgent Action update: Whereabouts of human rights lawyer unknown in Egypt

Human rights defenders Ezzat Ghoniem and Azzoz Mahgoub have been forcibly disappeared since 14 September.

1st update on UA 69/18 issued 21/09/2018

Urgent Action: NGO worker under administrative detention in Israel/OPT

Ayman Nasser of Palestinian NGO Addameer, has been issued a six-month administrative detention order.

UA 171/18 issued 21/09/2018

Urgent Action update: Shuhuh tribe members expect verdict in unfair trial in Oman

An Omani court expected to issue its verdict in the case of four detainees from the province of Musandam.

1st update on UA 121/18 issued 21/09/2018

Urgent Action: Ex-minister arbitrarily held after book release in Eritrea

Former Eritrean Minister of Finance, Berhane Abrehe, was taken to an undisclosed location by security agents.

UA 170/18 issued 18/09/2018

Urgent Action: Tennessee man at imminent risk of execution

Edmund Zagorski was scheduled to be executed on 11 October in Tennessee, using a new three-drug lethal injection.

UA 183/18 issued 12/10/2018

Urgent Action update: Amal Fathy sentenced for her peaceful activism in Egypt

Amal Fathy sentenced to two years in prison and a large fine for her peaceful activism.

3rd update on UA 98/18 issued 03/10/2018

Urgent Action good news: Dalit rights activist released in India

Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’, a prominent Dalit rights activist, has been released from Saharanpur District Prison.

3rd update on UA 248/17 issued 18/09/2018