Urgent Action update: Detained religious leader denied family visits in Sudan
Matar Hussein, a visually impaired religious teacher, has been transferred from Kober Prison to a detention centre.
Urgent Action: Environmental activist imprisoned in Cuba
Dr Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, an environmental activist, was sentenced in Cuba to one-year imprisonment for contempt.
Urgent Action update: Turkish university students released but allege torture
14 Boğaziçi University students were released. Their allegations of torture and other ill-treatment must be investigated.
Urgent Action update: Nabeel Rajab's prison sentence upheld on appeal in Bahrain
Prominent human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Nabeel Rajab had his five-year prison sentence upheld.
Urgent Action update: Family of prisoner of conscience in Cuba denied visits
Cuban authorities have suspended family visiting rights of human rights defender, Dr Eduardo Cardet, for six months.
Urgent Action update: Russia must release Ukranian film director
Ukrainian film director, Oleg Sentsov started a hunger strike on 14 May.
Urgent Action good news: Cartoonist and activist able to leave Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinean cartoonist and activist Ramón Esono Ebalé was finally able to leave Equatorial Guinea on 28 May.
Bahrain: 'outrageous' five-year jail sentence against Nabeel Rajab upheld
Urgent Action update: Ahmed Mansoor sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in the UAE
In the UAE, Ahmed Mansoor was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a fine of 1,000,000 Emirati Dirham.