Urgent Action outcome: Activist released on bail

Senegalese activist Guy Marius Sagna was released on bail on 3 March, three
months after he was first detained.

2nd update on UA 171/19

Urgent Action outcome: Filmmaker Released After Serving His Term

Filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was released from prison on 21 February 2020, after completing his prison sentence.

3rd update on UA 81/19

Free author Ahmet Altan

Renowned Turkish author and former newspaper editor was re-detained after a court overturned the decision to release him.

First UA: 166/19

Belarus must not execute Viktar Serhil

Despite continuing pressure, Belarusian authorities continue to carry out executions.

First UA: 24/20

Three activists face prison for peaceful rally

Three activists are facing prison time for calling for constitutional reform and criticising military rule.

First UA: 13/20

Five activists arrested after illegal raid

Five activists were arrested during an illegal raid. The activists claim security forces committed multiple violations.

First UA: 19/20

Ombudsman's life at risk over death threats

An Ecuadorian Ombudsman's life is at risk in retaliation for his human rights work. He and his family must be protected.

First UA: 22/20

Minor on trial over social media posts

A Yemeni teen-refugee in Jordan is being tried for “blasphemy” and “insulting religious feelings” for social media posts.

First UA: 15/20

Journalist jailed and at risk of torture

A journalist is being held in pre-trial detention on false charges of "inciting religious discord" for his work.

First UA: 17/20

Venezuela: Prisoner of conscience's life at great risk

A 60-year-old Venezuelan labour rights activist with hypertension is being denied medical treatment in prison.

First UA: 004/20