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'Safe and Legal Routes' Briefing

January 2021 Briefing on safe and legal routes for people to exercise their right to seek and enjoy asylum in the UK

Safe and Legal Routes Briefing

Urgent Action outcome: Thirteen federal executions in six months

Three people, including one woman, were executed in the last week of the Trump administration.

6th update on UA 26/20

Amnesty UK Briefing: Coronavirus Bill 2019-2021

Amnesty International Briefing: Coronavirus Bill 2019-2021

Amnesty International Briefing: Coronavirus Bill 2019-2021

Urgent Action outcome: Guinean pro-democracy activist is free

Saïkou Yaya Diallo, the legal coordinator of the National Front for the Defense of the Constitution freed from prison.

4th update on UA 83/20

Urgent action outcome: Opposition members released

Political activists Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo and Gérard Yaovi Djossou were released from detention on 17 December 2020.

1st update on UA 171/20

Urgent Action outcome: Indigenous land defender receives protection

Paraguayan authorities opened an investigation and provided protection to Bernarda Pesoa leader of indigenous community.

1st update on UA 160/20

Urgent Action Outcome: Human Rights Defenders Released

On 3 December 2020, Gasser Abdel Razek, Karim Ennarah and Mohamed Basheer were released and are now safely home.

1st update on UA 166/20

Urgent Action Outcome: Crimean Tatar rights defender sentenced

Server Mustafayev, a Crimean Tatar human rights defender, was sentenced by a Russian military court on 16 September.

4th update on UA 150/19

Urgent Action Outcome: Activist returned to Pakistan and released

Geelaman Pashteen, human rights activist and supporter of Pakistan’s Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) was released.

1st update on UA 11/20

Urgent Action outcome: Bill restricting safe access to abortion rejected

On 20 October, the Slovak Parliament rejected a bill that would have further obstructed access to safe abortion care.

1st update on UA 128/20