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Saudi Arabia: Human rights activist faces fresh trial ...

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed al-Bajadi is being retried on the same charges for which he was sentenced to a four-year prison term in 2012. This ...

20 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 23/032/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Jail sentence of activist ...

Prominent Saudi Arabian human rights activist Fowzan al-Harbi has been detained again, immediately after being told that his sentence had been ...

20 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 23/033/2014

Democratic Republic of Congo: Ugandan political activist at ...

Ugandan political activist Sam Mugumya is detained incommunicado by the army in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Ugandan government ...

20 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 62/006/2014

Turkey: Struggling to survive: Refugees from Syria in Turkey

Turkey is hosting at least 1.6 million refugees from Syria, of which over 220000 are accommodated in government-run refugee camps. However, the ...

20 Nov 2014       Report       EUR 44/017/2014

Cambodia: 'Multimedia monk' faces baseless charges ...

The Venerable Loun Sovath, a Cambodian Buddhist monk and human rights defender known as the “multimedia monk” faces trial on baseless charges ...

20 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 23/008/2014

UN Member States must adopt a strong resolution on ending ...

This week, United Nations Member States are due to adopt a resolution on ending all forms of violence against women and girls. The focus of the resolution ...

19 Nov 2014       Public Statement       IOR 40/007/2014

USA: Further information: Missouri carries out ninth execution ...

Leon Taylor was executed in the first few minutes of 19 November in Missouri for a murder committed during a robbery in 1994. This was the ninth execution ...

19 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 51/054/2014

Uzbekistan: Torture survivor sentenced in unfair trial: Mirsobir ...

On 18 November Mirsobir Khamidkariev, a producer and businessman from Uzbekistan, was sentenced to eight years' imprisonment on extremism charges ...

19 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 62/009/2014

Dominican Republic: Proposed reform puts women and girls ...

On 18 November the Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. It ...

19 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 27/016/2014

Human Rights Caucus: Letter on Modalities

In this open letter the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus, a cross-constituency coalition of development, environment, trade union, feminist and human ...

19 Nov 2014       Open Letter       ACT 35/019/2014

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