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Urgent Action Network (54)
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 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 4 2018 10:56am
Urgent Action update: Students released but still facing charges in Turkey
An Ankara court has ordered the release on bail of four students from ...
Sep 3 2018 12:17pm
Urgent Action: Istanbul vigils must be allowed to take place
On 25 August, police in Istanbul used unnecessary and excessive force,...
Sep 3 2018 11:47am
Urgent Action update: Iranian Kurd facing imminent execution
Ramin Hossein Panahi, from Iran’s Kurdish minority, was moved to Raja’...
Sep 3 2018 11:03am
Urgent Action: Businessman arbitrarily detained for 4 months in South Sudan
Kerbino Agok Wol, a South Sudanese businessman and philanthropist, has...
Aug 28 2018 3:11pm
Urgent Action: South Sudanese activist arbitrarily detained
Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker, a member of the South Sudanese civil soc...
Aug 28 2018 2:48pm
Urgent Action good news: Tajikistani prisoner of conscience released
On 22 August, independent journalist and prisoner of conscience Khairu...
Aug 28 2018 11:57am
Urgent Action: Prisoner at risk of losing eyesight in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstani activist and blogger Muratbek Tungishbayev risks losing si...