Urgent Action: Protesters at continued risk

Thousands of Haitians marched in Port-au-Prince against corruption, poverty, calling for the President's resignation.

UA 85/19 issued 14/06/2019

Urgent Action: Iranian teenager at risk of execution

Danial Zeinolabedini, an 18-year-old imprisoned in Mahabad prison, West Azerbaijan province, is at risk of execution.

UA 83/19 issued 18/06/2019

Urgent Action: Ensure pride marches can safely take place

On 14 June, the governorate of Izmir banned all Pride events, followed by the governorate of Antalya the next day.

UA 86/19 issued 17/06/2019

Urgent Action update: Harassment of journalists continues

Seven investigative journalists have been summoned since February for questioning by the Intelligence Services.

1st update on UA 70/19 issued 12/06/2019

Urgent Action: Refugees and asylum seekers held arbitrarily

17 refugees have been arbitrarily held since 17 January and are not being given necessary medical care and adequate food.

UA 78/19 issued 13/06/2019

Urgent Action: Dozens of people remain in detention

Following the approval of an amnesty law by the Nicaraguan assembly, 56 people were released on 11 June 2019.

UA 82/19 issued 13/06/2019

Urgent action: Human rights defenders face brutal crackdown

Cristina Palabay of Philippines-based human rights alliance Karapatan received an anonymous text message.

1st update on UA 54/19 issued 11/06/2019

Urgent Action good news: Human rights defender released

On 5 April 2019, human rights defender Zine El Abidine Erradi was released after serving a one-year sentence in Agadir.

1st update on UA 76/18 issued 17/05/2019

Urgent Action good news: Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan for Canada a free woman

Asia Bibi has left Pakistan and safely arrived in Canada to be reunited with her family.

1st update on UA 192/18 issued 14/05/2019

Urgent Action: Asylum seekers at risk of mass detentions

Hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers were detained on Mexico´s southern border on the highway near Metapa in Chiapas.

UA 84/19 issued 07/06/2019