Human rights defenders (352)
Oct 16 2018 4:03pm
Urgent Action update: Lawyer at risk granted protection measures in Chile
Chilean human rights defender and lawyer Karina Riquelme is no longer ...
Oct 16 2018 3:42pm
Urgent Action update: Two relatives of environmental members killed in Colombia
On 22 September, two relatives of members of the Rios Vivos Movement w...
Oct 16 2018 2:53pm
Urgent Action update: Lawyer at risk for defending indigenous people in Chile
Lawyer Karina Riquelme was again intimidated by Chilean police intelli...
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 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 18 2018 2:18pm
Urgent Action good news: Dalit rights activist released in India
Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’, a prominent Dalit rights activist, has be...
Sep 10 2018 4:23pm
Narges Mohammadi: Iranian human rights defender
Narges Mohammadi is a distinguished Iranian human rights defender, a s...
Sep 10 2018 2:14pm
Urgent Action: Anti-slavery activists arbitrarily detained in Mauritania
Two members of the anti-slavery organization Initiative for the Resurg...
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 12:11pm
Good things come in threes
These last weeks of summer have been exceptional for us, seeing the re...