Freedom of expression (762)
Jan 18 2019 5:06pm
Northern Ireland: reported death threat against journalist condemned
Amnesty calls for death threat to be lifted Amnesty International h...
Jan 17 2019 3:31pm
Urgent Action update: Activist sentenced to two years in prison
Chinese human rights defender Zhen Jianghua was convicted of “inciting...
Jan 17 2019 10:49am
Jamal Khashoggi: What the Arab world needs most is free expression
On 2 October, journalist Jamal Khashoggi went into the Saudi Arabian c...
Jan 9 2019 2:44pm
Urgent Action update: New charges against prisoner of conscience
On 26 December 2018, the Azerbaijani authorities brought new criminal ...
Jan 8 2019 3:00pm
Urgent Action: Christian house church members criminally detained
Li Yingqiang is among about 100 members of the Early Rain Covenant Chu...
Jan 4 2019 2:17pm
Urgent Action update: Human rights organisations at risk
As the National Assembly approved cancelling the legal registration of...
Jan 4 2019 10:44am
Urgent Action update: Court lifts travel bans on anti-war protesters
A Turkish court has lifted travel bans on 30 students facing terrorism...
Jan 3 2019 6:03pm
Democratic Republic of Congo: authorities must re-open media outlets and end election crackdown
Internet cut off and radio and TV stations targeted, while election re...
Jan 3 2019 4:30pm
Urgent Action update: Singer-songwriter activist sentenced
Activist Xu Lin was sentenced to three years in prison for “picking qu...
Jan 3 2019 3:13pm
Urgent Action update: Expected verdict for human rights defender
On 31 December Bahrain’s Cassation Court was expected to issue its ver...