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Syrian political activist arrested: Louay Hussein

Syrian political activist and writer Louay Hussein was arrested by immigration officials on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border on 12 November ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 24/049/2014

Cambodia: Women defenders and Buddhist monk sentenced

Seven women housing rights defenders from the Boeung Kak community in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh have been sentenced to a year in jail after ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 23/007/2014

Bangladesh: Execution of opposition leader 'within days'

A leading member of an opposition party in Bangladesh, Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, is at imminent risk of being executed, even though he has ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 13/007/2014

Democratic Republic of Congo: Release human rights ...

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should immediately and unconditionally release Boniface Umpula, staff member of the Congolese ...

14 Nov 2014       Public Statement       AFR 62/005/2014

Sudan: Political activist at risk of torture: Rashid Shikhaldeen ...

A Sudanese political activist has been detained without charge in Khartoum, since 23 September after being arrested by security forces. He is at risk ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 54/022/2014

Ukraine: Treat captives humanely

A separatist armed group fighting government forces in eastern Ukraine published a YouTube video on 30 October labelled “the first people's court ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 50/044/2014

Egypt: Student detained and tortured after protest: Mahmoud ...

Mahmoud Hussien, an 18-year-old student, has been held in detention without trial for 293 days, pending investigation. He is facing several trumped ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 12/062/2014

Azerbaijan: Further information: Medical care must be ...

Azerbaijani human rights defender Intigam Aliyev's health is rapidly deteriorating due to a lack of adequate medical care in the detention facility. ...

14 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 55/022/2014

France: Further information: No houses yet for all evicted ...

The forced eviction of an informal settlement near Bobigny, on the outskirts of Paris, has left about 180 people homeless. Sixty are temporarily living in ...

13 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 21/008/2014

Russian Federation: Imprisoned activist must be released ...

On 31 October, the Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic ruled that the term of Ruslan Kutaev's imprisonment must be reduced by two months but ...

13 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 46/052/2014

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