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Urgent Action_Cambodia

The Venerable Loun Sovath, a Cambodian Buddhist monk and human rights defender known as the “multimedia monk” faces trial on baseless charges of incitement. If convicted he could be sentenced to up to two years’ imprisonment and a heavy fine.

a .RTF file 55K Naz T. Nov 27, 2014

Urgent Action_Azerbaijan2

Azerbaijani human rights defender Intigam Aliyev’s health is rapidly deteriorating due to a lack of adequate medical care in the detention facility. Also the authorities have removed four of the five lawyers working on Intigam Aliyev’s case.

a .RTF file 56K Naz T. Nov 27, 2014

Urgent Action_Australia

Urge the Australian authorities to immediately halt any transfer of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka who have not had access to a full, fair and impartial procedure for determining their need for international protection.

rich text file 57K Naz T. Jul 30, 2014

Urgent Action_Honduras

Community and campesino (peasant farmer) leader has been killed in northern Honduras on 11 November. The fatal incident follows the recent murder of another campesino leader in September. The safety of his family and other leaders may be at risk.

a .RTF file 57K Naz T. Nov 27, 2014

Urgent Action_Azerbaijan

Call on authorities to notify Faraj Karimov’s (political activist) family about his whereabouts immediately, ensure his safety and that he is not tortured or otherwise ill-treated.

rich text file 63K Naz T. Jul 30, 2014

Urgent Action_Turkmenistan

Call for a prompt retrial of Mansur Mingelov in line with international fair trial standards, including allowing him access to a lawyer of his choice

rich text file 63K Naz T. Jul 1, 2014

Palestine_good news

Mohammad Allan was finally released from Israeli detention on 4 November. Local media reports said that thousands of people came to greet him on his release.

Adobe Acrobat file 137K Naz T. Nov 12, 2015

Urgent Action_Egypt

Mosaab Ahmed ‘Abdel-‘Aziz Ramadan was transferred from secret detention to al-Wathba Prison in Abu Dhabi on or around 2 February. He had been kept in solitary confinement since he was arrested. He had no access to a lawyer or his family.

rich text file 138K Naz T. May 28, 2015

Urgent Action_Palestine

A military judge has ruled that Khalida Jarrar can be freed on bail, but then agreed to the Israeli military prosecution’s request to keep her in detention while they consider appealing.

rich text file 160K Naz T. May 28, 2015

Urgent Action_Sudan2

Prof. Leonzio Angole Onek was arrested on 7 December 2015 in Juba, South Sudan. He has had no access to his family while in detention and has not been allowed legal representation.

Adobe Acrobat file 183K Naz T. Apr 7, 2016

Tunisia_Urgent Action

Six Tunisian men, who have been tortured and otherwise ill-treated since they were convicted of “sodomy”, were released on bail on 7 January. The men have been threatened, and fear that their lives are in danger.

Adobe Acrobat file 185K Naz T. Jan 23, 2016

Urgent Action_Bahrain2

Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested at her home on 14 March. Police jeeps had sealed off her street to be ready to arrest her. She was taken with her 15-month old son. She is a prisoner of conscience.

Adobe Acrobat file 186K Naz T. Apr 7, 2016

Urgent action_Paraguay

Land that the Ayoreo Totobiegosode Indigenous people claim as their traditional territory has been invaded again in the department of Alto Paraguay, northern Paraguay. This threatens the survival of the Indigenous peoples.

Adobe Acrobat file 186K Naz T. Jul 10, 2015

Urgent Action_Iran2

Iranian Kurdish farmer Yousef Kakehmami, already serving nine years in prison after two unfair trials, has been sentenced to a further five years in prison after writing a letter to the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran.

Adobe Acrobat file 188K Naz T. Apr 7, 2016

Urgent Action_Oman

Omani national, Mahmoud al-Fazari, has been held without charge since 22 July after his brother fled the country while under a travel ban. He is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

Adobe Acrobat file 189K Naz T. Aug 6, 2015

Urgent Action_United Arab Emirates

A mass trial of 41 men began on 24 August in Abu Dhabi. At least 21 had been held in secret detention facilities without access to their families or lawyers for 20 months before trial. They may have been tortured or otherwise ill-treated.

Adobe Acrobat file 194K Naz T. Oct 8, 2015

Refugees_Urgent Action

As weather worsens, thousands of refugees and asylum-seekers are facing inhumane conditions after arriving on the Greek Aegean islands following dangerous and life threatening journeys.

Adobe Acrobat file 218K Naz T. Nov 12, 2015


Six citizen journalists from the Sichuan-based website “64 Tianwang” (­, were detained for covering protests in relation to the G20 Summit.

Adobe Acrobat file 219K Naz T. Sep 26, 2016

Iran execution_Urgent Action

A 25-year-old Iranian man, Alireza Shahi, is at imminent risk of execution after he was convicted and sentenced to death for the charge of murder.

Adobe Acrobat file 225K Naz T. Nov 12, 2015

Morocco hunger strike_Urgent Action

Ali Aarrass suspended his hunger strike on 4 November as his health was failing. He is still fighting for justice.

Adobe Acrobat file 226K Naz T. Nov 12, 2015


Thirteen members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult are now at risk of execution in Japan, following the conclusion of the trials of other cult members.

Adobe Acrobat file 228K Naz T. Sep 26, 2016

Urgent Action_Paraguay

Paraguay continues to deny the rights to health, life and physical and mental integrity to a girl who is pregnant as a result of rape, despite national and international outrage.

rich text file 228K Naz T. May 28, 2015


On 27 April the Austrian parliament passed amendments to Austria’s asylum law that will allow people fleeing violence and conflict to be turned away at the border.

Adobe Acrobat file 260K Naz T. May 4, 2016

uaa Crimea

Crimean Tatar activist Ervin Ibragimov went missing on 24 May near his house in Bakhchysarai, a town in central Crimea. Ervin Ibragimov has not been heard from since and there are serious concerns for his safety.

Adobe Acrobat file 262K Naz T. Jun 6, 2016

ua El Salvador

María Teresa Rivera, a Salvadoran woman recently released after four years in prison for pregnancy-related charges, risks being sent back to trial if the Attorney General decides to appeal the judge’s ruling that just set her free.

Adobe Acrobat file 265K Naz T. Jun 6, 2016

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