Freedom of expression (745)
Dec 10 2018 1:09pm
Stansted 15 verdict is 'crushing blow' for human rights in the UK
‘This whole case will send a shiver down the spine of anyone who cares...
Dec 6 2018 12:03pm
Urgent Action update: Human rights defender’s sentencing is imminent
On 26 November, Oyub Titiev – prisoner of conscience and the head of R...
Dec 5 2018 4:59pm
Russia: 77-year-old human rights defender jailed for Facebook post
'Lev Ponomarev is one of the pillars of the human rights movement in R...
Dec 4 2018 2:52pm
Urgent Action: Social justice activist on hunger strike
Suha Jbara has been on hunger strike since 22 November in protest agai...
Dec 4 2018 11:31am
Urgent Action: Saudi activists face the death penalty
Saudi activist Israa al-Ghomgham and four other individuals on trial a...
Nov 29 2018 12:42pm
Urgent Action good news: Activist released on bail after months in detention
Shahidul Alam, photographer and outspoken social activist, has been fr...
Nov 29 2018 11:37am
Vietnam: Activist accused of insulting national flag in 'ludicrous' charge
A charge of “insulting the national flag” against prominent Vietnamese...
Nov 26 2018 11:43am
Urgent Action: Workers arrested for trying to set up trade union
Three factory workers and an NGO worker have been arrested for attempt...
Nov 26 2018 10:58am
Urgent Action update: NGO worker prison visit denied for months
Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che, the first foreign NGO worker detained...
Nov 22 2018 4:40pm
Urgent Action: Activists’ whereabouts unknown after arrest
Activists Arsene Katolo, Alain Muwaka, Oto Shaminga, Heritier Losomba,...