Urgent Action update: Ten students remanded for anti-war protest in Turkey

Three separate Istanbul courts have remanded in prison a total of ten Boğaziçi University students.

1st update on UA 66/18 issued 06/04/2018

Urgent Action update: Report in Uzbekistan finds no torture despite visible bruises

The trial of journalist, Bobomurod Abdullayev began on 7 March.

3rd update on UA 232/17 issued 06/04/2018

Urgent Action update: Health of Indian activist with disabilities deteriorates

Activist and teacher, G N Saibaba, who is paralysed, continues to be denied access to adequate medical treatment.

2nd update on UA 131/14 issued 06/04/2018

Urgent Action good news: Indigenous defender in Ecuador no longer under threat

Indigenous defender Patricia Gualinga is no longer considered under imminent threat.

1st update on UA 8/18 issued 05/04/2018

Urgent Action: Sudanese activist at imminent risk of deportation from Saudi Arabia

Sudanese political activist at risk of being deported, where he would be at serious risk of torture and ill-treatment

UA 060/18 issued 04/04/2018

Urgent Action: Activist in China formally arrested after 6 months

Human rights defender Zhen Jianghua was formally arrested in March on the charge of “inciting subversion of state power"

2nd Update on UA 235/17 issued 04/04/2017

Urgent Action: Eleven people detained without charge in Ethiopia

Security forces arrested & detained 11 people including a lawyer, journalists, bloggers, opposition members & academics

UA 023/18 issued 04/04/2018

Urgent Action good news: Indigenous peoples advocate released on bail in India

Upendra Nayak, a 65-year-old lawyer, was granted bail and released from custody on 23 March 2018.

1st update on UA 49/18 issued 02/04/2018

Urgent Action: Egyptian defenders and journalists detained

Ezzat Ghoniem has been detained for almost a month over unfounded charges along with journalists and a lawyer.

UA 69/18 issued 02/04/2018

Urgent Action: Hunger strike in Iran to protest torture in detention

Eight detainees from Iran’s Gonabadi Dervish minority began a hunger strike on in protest against torture.

UA 67/18 issued 29/03/2018