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Urgent Action Outcome: Lawsuit Against Defenders Reaches Settlement

On 22 June 2022, Marino Alvarado and Alfredo Infante reached a settlement with Carabobo state governor, Rafael Lacava.

Lawsuit Against Defenders Reaches Settlement

Urgent Action Outcome: Pride March Dispersed With Excessive Force

Police violently broke up the student-organised Pride march on 10 June at Middle East Technical University (METU) Campus.

Pride March Dispersed With Excessive Force

Urgent Action Outcome: Journalist Released After 29 Months In Jail

On 24 April 2022, the Egyptian authorities released journalist Mohamed Salah who had been arbitrarily detained.

Journalist Released After 29 Months In Jail

Human Rights Defender Released

Egyptian human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Ibrahim Ezz el-Din was released on 26 April 2022.

Human Rights Defender Released

Urgent Action Outcome: Arizona Conducts Its First Execution Since 2014

Clarence Dixon, a 66-year-old Native American man, was executed on 11 May 2022.

Arizona Conducts Its First Execution Since 2014

US: Texas Appeals Court Blocks Execution

On 25 April 2022, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted an indefinite stay of execution to Melissa Lucio.

Texas Appeals Court Blocks Execution

Yemen: Arbitrarily Detained British National Released

On 24 April, the Huthi de facto authorities released 30-year-old British national Luke Symons.

Arbitrarily Detained British National Released

Urgent Action Outcome: Congress Shelves Discriminatory Law

The Guatemalan Congress shelved Decree 18-2022, which would have toughened the criminalization of abortion.

First update on 23/22

Prisoners Of Conscience In Honduras Released

All the eight Guapinol defenders were unconditionally released in February 2022.

Honduras

Urgent Action Outcome: Human Rights Defender Free Following Amnesty

On 30 December 2021, Baradine Berdei Targuio was granted an amnesty meaning he is now free.

Third update on UA 7/20