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

Outcome: Bill restricting abortion rights rejected

The Slovak Parliament rejected a bill aimed at restricting access to safe and legal abortion.

Outcome UA: 167/19

Outcome: Two missing men "found" in police detention

Gökhan Türkmen and Mustafa Yılmaz's whereabouts have been disclosed to their families after eight-nine months missing.

Outcome UA: 111/19

Guinea: Five activists in detention

Five activists were arrested for protesting in November. They are still detained and two of them need medical attention.

First UA: 165/19

Saudi Arabia: Palestinian father and son arbitrarily detained

A Palestinian father and son have remained detained without charge since 4 April 2019. The needs treatment for cancer.

First UA: 172/19

UAE: Prisoner of conscience held in dire conditions

Human rights defender has remained in in solitary confinement without a mattress of access to fresh air since March 2017.

Second update on UA: 27/19

Iran: Kurdish activist needs medical care

A Kurdish labour rights activist with a heart condition remains in detention without access to a lawyer or his family.

First UA: 176/19

Myanmar: New convictions for "Peacock Generation" members

Four members of satirical poetry group, Peacock Generation, have been given further jail terms for posting on Facebook.

Second update on UA: 147/19

Egypt: Three journalists arbitrarily detained

Three journalists are in detention under terrorism related charges and for "spreading false news", for their writings.

First UA: 175/19

Iran: Activist sentenced to 24 years in prison

An Iranian women's rights defender has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for campaigning against forced veiling laws.

First UA: 158/19