Urgent Action good news: Forcibly returned woman no longer at risk in North Korea

Koo Jeong-hwa’s family reports that she is no longer at risk of being sent to a political prison camp with her son.

3rd update on UA 253/17 issued 21/03/2018

Urgent Action update: US Board votes for clemency, now to governor

The Ohio parole board announced that it recommends that the Governor of Ohio commute William Montgomery’s death sentence.

1st update on UA 47/18 issued 21/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Two men sentenced to death by hanging in South Sudan

James Gatdet and William Endley were convicted and sentenced to death by a High Court in Juba.

1st update on UA 240/17 issued 20/03/2018

Urgent Action: Two men held for criticizing the Ethiopian government

Seyoum Teshome and Taye Dendea were both arrested from their homes for publicly criticizing the Ethiopian government.

UA 62/18 issued 19/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Palestinian prisoner of conscience sentenced in Israel/OPT

An Israeli military court sentenced Palestinian human rights defender Munther Amira on 12 March 2018.

1st update on UA 26/18 issued 19/03/2018

Urgent Action: Peaceful Pashtun activists face criminal cases in Pakistan

Criminal cases have been filed against Manzoor Pashteen and other leaders of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement.

UA 61/18 issued 19/03/2018

Urgent Action good news: Kashmiri photojournalist released on bail in India

Kamran Yousuf was granted bail and released from prison on 14 March 2018, following six months of pre-trial detention.

1st update on UA 43/18 issued 19/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Executed in USA after 32 years on death row

Carlton Gary, aged 67, was executed in Georgia on 15 March after spending almost half of his life on death row.

1st update on UA 55/18 issued 16/03/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous Yukpa people in Colombia face eviction to Venezuela

Yukpa indigenous people that crossed to Colombia are facing eviction and threat of being sent back to Venezuela.

UA 59/18 issued 16/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Incommunicado Venezuelan detainee at risk

Gilber Caro, whose fate and whereabouts were unknown since 2 March, was brought to a trial hearing on 13 March.

1st update on UA 50/18 issued 16/03/2018