Iraq: Human rights lawyer forcibly disappeared

A 29-year-old lawyer, representing arrested protesters, was abducted by armed men on 6 Oct. His whereabouts are unknown.

First UA: 173/19

Outcome: Rio Blanco land defenders' protection extended

The Honduran government has agreed to new and continued protective measures for members of the Río Blanco community.

Outcome UA: 064/19

Human rights defender held incommunicado

Human rights defender continues to be detained after being tried for "defamation" and "threats" against the president.

Second update on UA: 15/19

Opposition members at high risk of attack

Attacks on representatives and staff linked to opposition parties in Venezuela’s National Assembly
began in December.

First UA: 1/20

Outcome: Nafosat Olloshkurova released

Uzbekistani blogger and human rights defender Nafosat Olloshkurova has been released from forced psychiatric detainment.

Outcome UA 139/19

Seventh update: Death sentences upheld on appeal

The death penalty has been upheld in the case of two men who gave confessions under torture.

Seventh update on UA: 1/15

Outcome: Activists arrested for protesting released

Five pro-democracy activists were released on 19 December 2019.

Outcome 165/19

Nigeria: Human rights defenders must be released

Nigerian authorities continue to detain human rights defenders facing trumped-up treason charges.

First UA: 164/19

Communities in Western Colombia threatened by armed groups

Award winning human rights defender Leyner Palacios is being threatened by illegal armed groups, and needs protection.

First update on UA: 169/19

UAE: Verdict date set for two Lebanese men

A UAE court is set to issue a verdict on the cases of two Lebanese men, who were convicted based on forced confessions.

Third update on UA: 38/19