Urgent Action update: Guantánamo transfer policy under wraps

The US Secretary of Defense has sent the White House his policy recommendations on detainee transfers to Guantánamo.

1st update on UA 42/18 issued 11/05/2018

Urgent Action update: Administrative detention term extended for activist in India

Human rights defender Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ has been held in administrative detention for over six months.

2nd update on UA 248/17 issued 04/05/2018

Urgent Action update: Fears for detained human rights defender's life in China

Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang” is seriously ill.

4th update on UA 284/16 issued 02/05/2018

Urgent Action update: Review for upheld death sentence requested in Bahrain

The review of the cases of Mohamed Ali Hussain and Hussain Ali Moosa Hussain Mohamed were requested.

4th update on UA 1/15 issued 19/04/2018

Urgent Action Update: Swedish doctor denied access to bookseller in China

A Swedish doctor has been denied access to Gui Minhai, who is urgently in need of medical care.

1st Update on UA 021/18 issued 14/03/2018

Urgent Action: 20 relative of Uighur journalist detained in China

Approximately 20 relatives of Gulchehra Hoja, a Uighur journalist, have been detained and are at risk of torture.

UA 46/18 issued 01/03/2018

Urgent Action update: Man arrested at 17 at risk of execution in Iran

Hamid Ahmadi, arrested at 17 and sentenced to death on the basis of torture-tainted “confessions” is at risk of execution

3rd update on UA 296/15 issued 22/01/2018

Urgent Action update: Polish government attempts further control of judiciary

On 22 November, proposals to increase the government’s control of the judiciary were put before the Polish Parliament.

2nd update on UA 173/17 issued 24/11/2017

Urgent Action Update: Law leading to military impunity sanctioned by Brazilian President

Law sanctioned that transfers to the Military Court the ability to try human rights violations and crimes against life

2nd update on UA 236/17 issued 25/10/2017

Urgent Action update: Bill leading to military impunity approved in Brazil

A proposed bill has been approved which will transfer to the Military Court the ability to try human rights violations.

1st update on UA 236/17 issued 11/10/2017
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