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

Urgent Action: 11 women ill-treated and arbitrarily detained in Iran

At least 11 women from Iran’s Gonabadi Dervish religious minority have been arbitrarily detained in inhumane conditions.

UA 68/18 issued 29/03/2018

Urgent Action Update: Court upholds death sentences of two men in Egypt

The Supreme Military Court of Appeals upheld the death sentences of two men, who are now at imminent risk of execution.

6th Update on UA 091/16 issued 28/03/2018