Urgent Action outcome: Man executed for crime when he was 18 years old

Billy Wardlow was executed on 8 July 2020.

2nd update on UA 108/20

Urgent Action outcome: Monitoring of threats to lawmakers continues

Venezuelan National Assembly opposition members, as well as their families and staff continue being subjected to threats.

3rd update on UA 01/20

Urgent Action outcome: Campaign for prisoner of conscience continues

Prisoner of conscience and union leader Rubén González has been arbitrarily detained
since 29 November 2018.

1st update on UA 04/20

Urgent Action Outcome: Activist sentenced to “restricted freedom”

Alnur Ilyashev, a Kazakhstani political and human rights activist, was
sentenced to three years of “restricted freedom”.

1st update on UA 65/20

Urgent Action outcome: asylum-seekers allowed to disembark

Maltese authorities finally allowed the disembarkation of all asylum-seekers held on four ferry boats.

1st update on UA 87/20

Urgent Action outcome: Man with claims of innocence executed in Missouri

Walter Barton was executed on 19 May 2020. He was on death row in Missouri, USA since 2006.

1st update on UA 80/20

Urgent Action outcome: Journalist awaits dismissal of arbitrary charges

Charges against Darvinson Rojas have not been dropped and there has been no news on court case against him.

2nd update on UA 37/20

Outcome: Domoina Ranabosoa still faces charges

Domoina Ranabosoa currently faces charges of ‘corruption of minors under the age of 21’.

2nd update on UA 41/20

Outcome: Women human rights defenders remain on trial

Eight of the eleven activists have been temporarily released but remain on trial for their
human rights activism.

3rd update on UA 105/18

Urgent Action outcome: Supreme court confirms verdict in an unfair trial

On 17 February 2020, the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi confirmed the verdict against five Lebanese men.

4th update on UA 38/19