Detention and Imprisonment (134)
Sep 17 2020 12:57pm
Urgent Action Outcome: 10-month sentence for Yemeni LGBTI rights defender
Yemeni LGBTI rights defender Mohamed al-Bokari who has been detained i...
    Aug 21 2020 3:31pm
    Urgent Action outcome: Mapuche spiritual leader ends hunger strike
    On 18 August 2020, the spiritual leader of the Mapuche people in Chile...
      Jul 20 2020 12:27pm
      Urgent Action outcome: Opposition leader released from prison
      After being in detention since October 2019, José Daniel Ferrer García...
        Jul 17 2020 12:21pm
        Urgent Action outcome: Teacher and protest organizer released on bail
        On 30 May 2020, teacher and activist Badal Abdulbaqi Aba Bakr Barwari ...
          Jun 3 2020 11:10am
          Cambodia: Reforms to tackle prison overcrowding ‘must go further and put human rights at the core of drug policy’
          At the beginning of the year, Cambodia’s largest prison facility excee...
            May 13 2020 9:55am
            Cambodia: 'War on Drugs' is rife with torture, corruption and on brink of triggering a COVID-19 catastrophe - New Report
            ‘War on drugs’ has led to human rights abuses and dangerously overfill...
              May 5 2020 11:03am
              Cameroon: Prisons at risk of ‘becoming epicentres of the pandemic’
              The Cameroonian authorities must be transparent about the spread of CO...
                Apr 9 2020 1:06pm
                Iran: more than 30 inmates killed by security forces during COVID-19 jail protests
                Reports that security forces used live ammunition and tear gas in jail...
                  Apr 7 2020 4:23pm
                  Ethiopia: journalists and opposition politicians held in prison a week after charges dropped
                  The Ethiopian authorities must immediately release two journalists fro...
                    Mar 31 2020 2:53pm
                    Syria: COVID-19 'could spread quickly' in inhumane prisons
                    Former inmates told Amnesty they were held in cells with bodies of dec...