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

Singer arrested for hurting religious sentiment

A popular Bangladeshi folk singer faces up to five years in prison for saying music is not forbidden by the Qu'ran.

First UA: 18/20

Eighth update: Activist reports ill-treatment in prison

Iranian officials subjected human rights defender Narges Mohammadi to ill-treatment during her transfer to Zanjan Prison.

Eighth update on UA: 105/15

Benin: Journalist sentenced for "harassment"

A Benin court has sentenced a journalist for "harassment" for quoting the Public Prosecutor in a tweet.

First UA: 8/20

Chad: Human rights defender held incommunicado

The President of the Chadian Human Rights Organization was taken by armed men on 24 Jan and is being held incommunicado.

First UA: 7/20

India: Four men at risk of imminent execution

Amnesty is calling for the death sentences of four convicted men to be commuted.

First UA: 05/20

Second update: Activist still held in detention

Human rights defender Guy Marius Sagna is still being held in a high security prison for his legitimate activism work.

Second update on UA: 171/19

First update: Lengthy jail terms for prisoners of conscience

11 February marks the fourth anniversary of the arrest of human rights defender Emir-Usein Kuku.

First update on UA: 126/19

Outcome: Sentencing of two young men upheld

A Russian court confirmed the six-year-long sentences for prisoners of conscience, Yan Sidorov and Vladislav Mordasov.

Outcome UA: 48/19