Urgent Action: 21-year old man arrested at 16 at risk of execution in Iran

Abolfazl Naderi was 16 years old at the time of his arrest and was sentenced to death after a grossly unfair trial

UA 028/18 issued 08/01/2018

Palestinian prisoner of conscience on trial

Palestinian human rights defender Munther Amira is facing trial for peacefully participating in protests

UA 026/18 issued 08/02/2018

Urgent Action: Three human rights defenders on hunger strike in Iran

Iranian women human rights defenders and prisoners of conscience started a hunger strike on 3 February in protest

6th Update on UA 174/13

Urgent Action: Diagnosed with cancer, execution scheduled in USA

Doyle Hamm, due to be executed after 30 years on death row, has received a stay of execution, but the state has appealed

UA 029/18 issued 07/02/2018

Urgent Action: Arbitrary arrests following state of emergency in the Maldives

Five people have been arrested since the Government of Maldives declared a State of Emergency on 5 February 2018

UA 024/18 issued 07/02/2018

Urgent Action update: Kurdish man sentenced to death after unfair trial

Iranian Kurdish prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi has been on hunger strike since 27 January.

1st update on UA 171/17 issued 05/02/2018

Urgent Action good news: Student held in solitary confinement released in Sudan

Naser Aldeen Mukhtar Mohamed was released without charge on 28 January.

2nd update on UA 203/17 issued 05/02/2018

Urgent Action update: Serious health concerns for detained politician in Cambodia

Kem Sokha, president of the dissolved main opposition party, was denied bail on appeal on 1 February.

1st update on UA 278/17 issued 05/02/2018

Urgent Action: Two sentenced to death in Belarus

Two men were sentenced to death in Belarus on after their sentences of life imprisonment were quashed on appeal.

UA 17/18 issued 02/02/2018

Urgent Action update: Texas execution goes ahead

John Battaglia, aged 62, was executed in Texas on 1 February.

1st update on UA 14/18 issued 02/02/2018