Urgent Action: Environmental activist imprisoned in Cuba

Dr Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, an environmental activist, was sentenced in Cuba to one-year imprisonment for contempt.

UA 109/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous defender killed, others at risk in Mexico

Indigenous environmental rights defender Manuel Rodríguez was found dead on 14 May. Others are at grave risk.

UA 103/18 issued 18/05/2018

Urgent Action Update: Yet another environmental defender killed in Colombia

In less than a week, two members of the Ríos Vivos (Living Rivers) Movement have been killed in Antioquia, Colombia

1st Update on UA 088/18 issued 10/05/2018

'Stop stealing our water'


Attacked in the street by strangers. Death threats over the phone. Dragged through court over bogus legal challenges.

These are just some of the challenges faced by Rodrigo Mundaca. All because he fights for one basic need.


Urgent Action: Threats against environmental defenders in Peru

Alleged land traffickers harass and threaten members of the Save Chaparrí Defense Front in Peru.

UA 51/18 issued 06/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Activist arrested in Indonesia, family suffers economic hardship

Heri Budiawan, known as Budi Pego, was sentenced to 10 months in prison for “crimes against state security.”

1st update on UA 34/18 issued 06/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Maximum prison sentence for anti-Formosa activist in Vietnam

Hoàng Đức Bình was sentenced to 14 years in prison for criticising the Formosa disaster and government-critical blogging

1st update on UA 126/17 issued 28/02/2018

Urgent Action: Indonesian activist in prison for 'crimes against state security'

Environmental activist Heri Budiawan, known as Budi Pego, was sentenced to 10 months in prison.

UA 34/18 issued 21/02/2018

Urgent Action good news: Convicted environmental activists released in Cambodia

Two environmental activists were released after serving five months out of their 1-year prison sentences.

1st update on UA 279/17 issued 19/02/2018
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