Human rights defenders (390)
Feb 18 2019 3:02pm
Urgent Action: Sixty-two activists, protesters arbitrarily held
Sixty-two people including activists from the Independence Movement of...
Feb 11 2019 3:27pm
Urgent Action: Labour rights activists at risk of further torture
Iranian labour rights activists Esmail Bakhshi and Sepideh Gholian, wh...
Feb 7 2019 2:46pm
Urgent Action: Activist arbitrarily detained for almost 6 months
Peter Biar Ajak, a prominent South Sudanese academic and activist, has...
Feb 7 2019 1:48pm
Urgent Action: Human rights defender under house arrest
On 23 January, Anastasia Shevchenko, an Open Russia human rights defen...
Feb 6 2019 2:51pm
Urgent Action update: Human rights defender tried in secret
Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “...
Feb 5 2019 1:40pm
Urgent Action: Woman human rights defender facing threats online
Woman human rights defender Fátima Mimbire has been receiving intimida...
Jan 29 2019 3:29pm
Urgent Action update: Woman attacked for seeking justice for son
On 11 January, two unidentified men in a motorbike shot three times at...
Jan 25 2019 12:58pm
Dying to save the environment in Mexico
Defending human rights should never be a death sentence. But it has be...
Jan 24 2019 5:00pm
Mexico: Government failed to prevent murder of environmental activist - new report
Indigenous Rarámuri leader, Julián Carrillo leader killed on 24 Octobe...
Jan 24 2019 1:48pm
Urgent Action outcome: Human rights defender’s 10-year sentence upheld
On 31 December 2018, prominent human rights defender, Ahmed Mansoor, h...