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Urgent Action update: Amal Fathy sentenced for her peaceful activism in Egypt

Amal Fathy sentenced to two years in prison and a large fine for her peaceful activism.

3rd update on UA 98/18 issued 03/10/2018

Urgent Action: Lawyer assaulted and arbitrarily detained in Russia

A human rights lawyer has been arrested, beaten and detained by police in Russia. He is a prisoner of conscience.

UA 167/18 issued 12/09/2018

Urgent Action: Bangladesh prisoner of conscience faces prolonged detention

Prisoner of conscience Shahidul Alam has been denied bail. If tried and convicted he faces 14 years in jail.

1st update on UA 146/18 issued 12/09/2018

Urgent Action update: Students released but still facing charges in Turkey

An court has ordered the release on bail of four students. They still face up to four years in prison if found guilty.

1st update on UA 131/18 issued 03/09/2018

Urgent Action: Istanbul vigils must be allowed to take place

Police in Istanbul used unnecessary and excessive force to disperse people taking part in a longstanding weekly vigil.

UA 162/18 issued 29/08/2018

Urgent Action update: Iranian Kurd facing imminent execution

Ramin Hossein Panahi, was moved to Raja’i Shahr prison in preparation for his execution.

4th update on UA 171/17 issued 29/08/2018

Urgent Action: Businessman arbitrarily detained for 4 months in South Sudan

Kerbino Agok Wol, a South Sudanese businessman and philanthropist, has been languishing in detention since 27 April.

UA 159/18 issued 29/08/2018

Urgent Action: South Sudanese activist arbitrarily detained

Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker, a member of the South Sudanese civil society, was arrested by the National Security Service

UA 147/18 issued 27/08/2018

Urgent Action good news: Tajikistani prisoner of conscience released

Khairullo (Khayrullo) Mirsaidov was released in the courtroom, after spending more than eight months behind bars.

1st update on UA 139/18 issued 24/08/2018

Urgent Action: Prisoner at risk of losing eyesight in Kazakhstan

Muratbek Tungishbayev risks losing sight in his left eye due to failure to provide him with necessary medical care.

UA 157/18 issued 24/08/2018
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