Urgent Action: Blogger convicted with 10 year prison sentence in Algeria

Blogger Merzoug Touati convicted with 10 year prison sentence in Algeria. He is a prisoner of conscience.

UA 117/18 issued 18/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Detained religious leader denied family visits in Sudan

Matar Hussein, a visually impaired religious teacher, has been transferred from Kober Prison to a detention centre.

1st update on UA 70/18 issued 12/06/2018

Urgent Action: Environmental activist imprisoned in Cuba

Dr Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, an environmental activist, was sentenced in Cuba to one-year imprisonment for contempt.

UA 109/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action good news: Palestinian prisoner of conscience released

On 6 June, Palestinian activist and human rights defender, Munther Amira was released from Hadarim Prison in Israel.

2nd update on UA 26/18 issued 08/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Nabeel Rajab's prison sentence upheld on appeal in Bahrain

Prominent human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Nabeel Rajab had his five-year prison sentence upheld.

21 update on UA 249/14 issued 08/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Family of prisoner of conscience in Cuba denied visits

Cuban authorities have suspended family visiting rights of human rights defender, Dr Eduardo Cardet, for six months.

4th update on UA 32/17 issued 07/06/2018

Urgent Action good news: Cartoonist and activist able to leave Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinean cartoonist and activist Ramón Esono Ebalé was finally able to leave Equatorial Guinea on 28 May.

1st update on UA 89/18 issued 05/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Ahmed Mansoor sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in the UAE

In the UAE, Ahmed Mansoor was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a fine of 1,000,000 Emirati Dirham.

5th update on UA 200/15 issued 04/06/2018

Urgent Action good news: Prisoner of conscience released in Uzbekistan

On 7 May, a court issued Uzbekistani journalist Bobomurod Abdullayev with a non-custodial sentence.

4th update on UA 232/17 issued 01/06/2018

Urgent Action Update: 30 June set as date of verdict for Shawkan in Egypt

The Court has set the 30 June as the date for issuing the verdict in the case against “Shawkan and 738 other defendants.

14th Update on UA 243/14 issued 31/05/2018
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