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Israel/OPT: Peaceful activist facing jail for protest

Palestinian activist Abdallah Abu Rahma faces up to five years in jail as a prisoner of conscience: he will be sentenced by an Israeli military court on ...

19 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 15/040/2014

Gambia: Human rights defender facing possibility of jail: Sait ...

Gambian human rights defender Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus, from ...

19 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 27/017/2014

Ukraine: further information: Sergei Dolgov: enforced ...

Ukraine's Security Services have now told Amnesty International that the authorities have no record of Sergei Dolgov's detention. This implies that he ...

19 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 50/046/2014

Ecuador: Indigenous peoples' community at risk

The Yanua kim Indigenous community in the Zamora Chinchipe province, south-eastern Ecuador, fear for their safety after one of their leaders was ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 28/004/2014

Ukraine: Couple abducted by separatists, lives at risk

A married couple were abducted by armed men on 30 November in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Their whereabouts are unknown, and their ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 50/047/2014

Joint open letter on the prosecution of Shayam Brang Shawng

In this joint open letter Amnesty International, Fortify Rights, the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic, Human Rights Watch, the ...

18 Dec 2014       Open Letter       ASA 16/030/2014

USA: further information: Three weeks left for governor to ...

The outgoing Illinois Governor has until 11 January to decide if he will grant clemency to Jacqueline Montanez. She is serving a sentence of life ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 51/062/2014

Israel: further information: Murad Shtewi convicted for peaceful ...

An Israeli military court has convicted human rights defender Murad Shtewi of participating in and organizing protests against the closure of the main ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 15/038/2014

Cambodia: Further information: Opposition party members ...

Ten youth activists and one official from Cambodia's main opposition party have been summoned for trial on 25 December under politically motivated ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 23/010/2014

Myanmar: Man faces prison after calling for justice: Brang ...

Shayam Brang Shawng (known as Brang Shawng), an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 16/031/2014

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