Urgent Action: Blogger convicted with 10 year prison sentence in Algeria

Blogger Merzoug Touati convicted with 10 year prison sentence in Algeria. He is a prisoner of conscience.

UA 117/18 issued 18/06/2018

Urgent Action: Qatari national arbitrarily held incommunicado in Saudi Arabia

Qatari national Nawaf al-Rasheed was arbitrarily arrested in Kuwait and has been detained incommunicado in Saudi Arabia.

UA 114/18 issued 18/06/2018

Urgent Action: Call on Ohio governor to stop execution

Robert Van Hook is due to be executed in Ohio on 18 July. He has been on death row for 33 years for a murder.

UA 116/18 issued 15/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Iranian Kurdish woman denied medical care

Iranian Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian is being subjected to torture by the Iranian authorities.

3rd update on UA 151/14 issued 15/06/2018

Urgent Action: Three youths imprisoned after unfair trial in Angola

Three high school students were sentenced to seven months in prison after an unfair trial.

UA 115/18 issued 14/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Detained religious leader denied family visits in Sudan

Matar Hussein, a visually impaired religious teacher, has been transferred from Kober Prison to a detention centre.

1st update on UA 70/18 issued 12/06/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous people threatened and displaced in Colombia

Over 200 indigenous Nasa Embera Chamí are currently displaced following an armed attack to a member of their community.

UA 112/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action: Environmental activist imprisoned in Cuba

Dr Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, an environmental activist, was sentenced in Cuba to one-year imprisonment for contempt.

UA 109/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action: Grave health concerns for detainee with cirrhosis in Moldova

Moldovan businessman Serghei Cosovan is unable to access essential health care in pre-trial detention for his cirrhosis.

UA 111/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action: Free trans asylum seeker from detention in USA

Alejandra fled attacks and extortion based on her transgender identity in El Salvador and requested asylum in the US.

UA 108/18 issued 08/06/2018