Torture (538)
Nov 12 2018 4:10pm
Urgent Action Update: Two missing prisoners found; torture fears remain
After weeks of uncertainty about the fate and whereabouts of IT specia...
Nov 6 2018 3:58pm
Urgent Action update: Poor medical treatment for detained activist in China
Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “...
Oct 29 2018 2:48pm
Urgent Action: Venezuela councilman dies in custody of intelligence service
Fernando Albán, councilman for Primero Justicia, an opposition party i...
Oct 29 2018 12:05pm
Urgent Action: Egyptian's arbitrary detention renewed
Islam Khalil, a former victim of an enforced disappearance, has been h...
Oct 23 2018 11:55am
Urgent Action: Activist shot by police denied proper medical care in Indonesia
Papuan political activist, Yakonias Womsiwor, has been suffering from ...
Oct 23 2018 11:06am
Urgent Action: Teacher trade unionist in need of medical care in Iran
Imprisoned Iranian teacher and trade unionist Mohammad Habibi is in po...
Oct 22 2018 3:06pm
Urgent Action: Chinese refugees at risk of refoulement from Thailand
Chinese human rights defenders YANG Chong and WU Yuhua, UNHCR-recogniz...
Oct 16 2018 12:08pm
Urgent Action update: Whereabouts of human rights lawyer unknown in Egypt
Ezzat Ghoniem, a human rights defender and co-founder and director of ...
Oct 15 2018 4:09pm
Urgent Action update: Shuhuh tribe members expect verdict in unfair trial in Oman
On 24 September, an Omani court is expected to issue its verdict in th...
Oct 15 2018 2:30pm
Urgent Action: Ex-minister arbitrarily held after book release in Eritrea
Former Eritrean Minister of Finance, Berhane Abrehe, was taken to an u...