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Iran:  The Observatory petitions UN body over the ongoing detention of human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

September 21, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Iran

Togo:  Quatre défenseurs des droits humains en détention dans le cadre de l’exercice de leur mission

September 17, 2018  |  Statements  |  Togo

Uganda:  Three break-ins of the non-governmental organisation Twerwaneho Listeners Club’s office premises in Fort Portal

September 17, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uganda

Joint Statement: The Executive Council of the African Union moves towards dismantling the main body tasked with the protection of human rights in Africa

September 17, 2018  |   Human Rights Defenders, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

Iran:  Judicial harassment and arbitrary detention of several human rights lawyers

September 14, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Iran

Burundi:  International civil society organisations condemn the pattern of criminalisation of human rights defenders in Burundi and call for the release of those unlawfully convicted to date.

September 14, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Burundi

Bangladesh:  Arbitrary arrest and incommunicado detention of 13 student leaders

September 14, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Bangladesh

Honduras:  Allanamiento y los actos de intimidación en contra de dos integrantes de la organización de derechos humanos ACI PARTICIPA

September 12, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Honduras

Viet Nam:  Arbitrary detention and imminent deportation of Ms. Debbie Stothard

September 9, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Viet Nam

Uzbekistan:  Arbitrary arrest, ill-treatment and ongoing judicial harassment against Mr. Agzam Turgunov

September 6, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Uzbekistan

Guatemala:  Joint Press Release: Climate of intimidation against civil society after the regrettable decision not to renew CICIG’s mandate

September 6, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Guatemala

Israel:  Several attacks targeting anti occupation groups including 3 arbitrary detentions, a physical assault and restrictions to freedom of expression

September 6, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Israel

Iran:  Free seven human rights defenders arbitrarily detained in the latest crackdown

September 5, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Iran

Mexico:  Comunicado conjunto: Incumplimiento de medida cautelar pone en riesgo la vida del defensor de DH Librado Baños

September 4, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Mexico

Russian Federation:  Arbitrary detention and ongoing judicial harassment against Mr. Yuri Dmitriyev

September 3, 2018  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Russian Federation