Urgent Action: Christian woman accused of blasphemy at risk in Pakistan

Aasia Noreen, known as Aasia Bibi, is a Christian who was convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death in 2010.

UA 192/18 issued 06/11/2018

Urgent Action update: Poor medical treatment for detained activist in China

The health of Huang Qi, founder and director of human rights website “64 Tianwang”, has further deteriorated.

5th update on UA 284/16 issued 25/10/2018

Urgent Action good news: Palestinian NGO worker released

Salah Hammouri, French-Palestinian lawyer and NGO worker, was released from Ketziot prison in southern Israel.

3rd update on UA 226/17 issued 25/10/2018

Urgent Action update: Ongoing punishment for prisoner of conscience in Vietnam

Human rights defender Trần Thị Nga is being punished by prison authorities, for ‘not following prison principles’.

1st update on UA 155/18 issued 25/10/2018

Urgent Action good news: Indigenous community granted protection in Paraguay

Paraguayan authorities have called for an impartial and independent investigation into the attacks against Amada Martínez

1st update on UA 149/18 issued 24/10/2018

Urgent Action: Journalists and activists threatened in Mozambique

Local journalists and civil society activists have received anonymous death threats and intimidating phone calls.

UA 186/18 issued 19/10/2018

Urgent Action good news: Online activist in Sudan released without charge

Activist Ahmed Al-Dai Bushara Joudah was released without charge from Kober prison. He had spent 64 days in prison.

1st update on UA 158/18 issued 12/10/2018

Urgent Action: Several indigenous organizations threatened in Colombia

The National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) reported that several threatening pamphlets were found.

UA 182/18 issued 12/10/2018

Urgent Action good news: US-Mexico asylum deal appears unlikely

Diplomatic sources have reported that negotiations to declare Mexico a “safe third country” are off the table.

1st update on UA 150/18 issued 11/10/2018

Urgent Action: Syrian refugee at imminent risk of deportation from Malaysia

Syrian refugee Hassan al-Kontar is at imminent risk of deportation to Syria, following his arrest at an airport.

UA 180/18 issued 11/10/2018