Urgent Action good news: Reuters journalists released in prisoner amnesty

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, were granted a presidential pardon and released from prison.

3rd update on UA 4/18 issued 08/05/2019

Urgent Action correction: Apaa communities attacked, forcibly evicted

Rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority have been carrying out forced evictions of communities in the Apaa area.

Correction to 1st update on UA 96/18 issued 30/04/2019

Urgent Action outcome: Activist released after being rearrested

Azerbaijani activist Bayram Mammadov was released on 29 April after 30 days in administrative detention.

1st update on UA 42/19 issued 03/05/2019

Urgent Action: Fears of activist’s enforced disappearance

Indigenous rights activist Michael Chakma has been missing since 9 April, when he was on his way to Dhaka from Kanchpur.

UA 60/19 issued 08/05/2019

Urgent Action update: Stop prosecution of Jehovah’s witnesses

The criminal proceedings against Jehovah’s Witnesses Artur Severinchik, Yevgeniy Fedin and Sergei Loginov are ongoing.

2nd update on UA 29/19 issued 03/05/2019

Urgent Action: Families at risk of forced eviction

18 people residing in a sports facility temporary shelter since a flooding devastated their homes are at risk of eviction

UA 57/19 issued 03/05/2019

Urgent Action correction: Prisoner denied full medical check-up

On 25 February 2019, the Court of Cassation upheld Hajer Mansoor Hassan’s conviction and three-year prison sentence.

Correction on 1st update of UA 23/19 issued 06/03/2019

Urgent Action correction: End attacks against human rights defenders

Cristina Palabay was warned by an anonymous source that her and several others are targeted to be killed this year.

Correction to UA 54/19 issued 29/04/2019

Urgent Action update: APAA communities attacked and forcibly evicted

Rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority have been carrying out forced evictions of communities in the Apaa area.

1st update on UA 96/18 issued 30/04/2019

Urgent Action update: Journalist granted provisional release

Journalist Amade Abubacar was granted provisional release from Mieze Prison in Pemba City on 23 April.

5th update on UA 01/19 issued 30/04/2019