Prisoner of conscience (465)
Oct 5 2018 3:51pm
Urgent Action update: Amal Fathy sentenced for her peaceful activism in Egypt
 On 29 September, Egyptian woman human rights defender, Amal Fathy, wa...
Sep 24 2018 3:45pm
Russia: detained opposition leader Aleksei Navalny 'is a prisoner of conscience'
‘The Russian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release ...
Sep 17 2018 11:19am
Urgent Action good news: All 14 charges against political activist dropped in Malaysia
Khalid Mohd Ismath, former prisoner of conscience, has had all charges...
Sep 14 2018 2:41pm
Urgent Action: Lawyer assaulted and arbitrarily detained in Russia
On 9 September, lawyer Mikhail Benyash was arrested, beaten and detain...
Sep 13 2018 2:27pm
Urgent Action: Bangladesh prisoner of conscience faces prolonged detention
Shahidul Alam, a prisoner of conscience and possible victim of torture...
Sep 10 2018 1:02pm
Urgent Action: Papuan activist charged for posting Facebook video in Indonesia
A peaceful pro-independence Papuan activist, Agustinus Yolemal, was de...
Sep 10 2018 12:18pm
Urgent Action update: Two Reuters journalists sentenced to 7 years in Myanmar jail
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in jail on 3 Sep...
Sep 10 2018 11:34am
Urgent Action update: Chinese rights defender faces 15 years in jail
Zhen Jianghua reportedly stood trial over the charge of “inciting subv...
Aug 29 2018 12:55pm
Iran: Nazanin-Zaghari-Ratcliffe's panic attacks highlight 'exceptionally cruel' treatment
‘What the Iranian authorities are doing to Nazanin is exceptionally cr...