Urgent Action: Protestors arrested on military coup in Thailand

15 activists face criminal proceedings and up to seven years’ imprisonment for taking part in a pro-democracy protest.

UA 106/18 issued 25/05/2018

Urgent Action: Human rights activist detained in Morocco

On 5 April, Moroccan authorities arrested Zine El Abidine Erradi upon his arrival from France at Agadir airport.

UA 076/18 issued 23/05/2018

Urgent Action: Homes of religious minority destroyed by mob in Indonesia

Police evacuated at least 23 members of the Ahmadiyya religious minority in East Lombok to another town.

UA 104/18 issued 22/05/2018

Urgent Action update: Execution looms for Iranian Kurdish prisoner

Iranian Kurdish prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi, sentenced to death in January 2018, is at imminent risk of execution.

3rd update on UA 171/17 issued 21/05/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous defender killed, others at risk in Mexico

Indigenous environmental rights defender Manuel Rodríguez was found dead on 14 May. Others are at grave risk.

UA 103/18 issued 18/05/2018

Urgent Action: Detained for addressing sexual harassment in Egypt

Egyptian authorities ordered the pre-trial detention of woman human rights defender Amal Fathy for a total of 30 days.

UA 98/18 issued 18/05/2018

Urgent Action: Displaced women, children denied food in Nigeria

Approximately 230 internally displaced women and their children have not had food delivered to their camp since 18 April.

UA 102/18 issued 18/05/2018

Urgent Action: Activist held immediately after returning home in Zambia

Fumba Chama, known as Pilato, was arrested on 16 May on arrival at Kenneth Kaunda Airport in Lusaka.

UA 94/18 issued 16/05/2018

Urgent Action: Men convicted for exercising freedom of speech in Somaliland

Two men have been convicted for publicly exercising their rights to the freedom of expression.

UA 92/18 issued 16/05/2018

Urgent Action: Serious health concerns for prisoner of conscience in Vietnam

Trần Anh Kim's health is deteriorating and according to his wife, “may not survive his lengthy imprisonment”

UA 101/18 issued 16/05/2018