Fear of torture or ill-treatment

Urgent action (good news): Indonesia. Papuan student activist Oni Wea, released

Further information on UA: 199/14 Index: ASA 21/025/2014 Issue Date: 15 September 2014

No further action is requested from the UA network. Many thanks to all who sent appeals.

A second student tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police has been released. He was detained together with another student for their peaceful political activism in Indonesia’s West Papua province. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: Yemen: Fear of enforced disappearance of activists Anwar Ismail and Khaled al-Junaidi

UA: 223/14 Index: MDE 31/009/2014 Issue Date: 5 September 2014

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 17 OCTOBER 2014 . Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Southern Yemeni political activists Anwar Ismail and Khaled al-Junaidi disappeared within days of one another. It is feared that they have been subjected to enforced disappearance by security forces and are at imminent risk of torture and other ill-treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: China. Health fears for detained activist Liu Ping.

UA: 217/14 Index: ASA 17/045/2014 Issue Date: 3 September 2014
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 15 OCTOBER 2014

Prisoner of conscience Liu Ping is being denied access to the medical treatment she needs in detention, and there are serious concerns for her health. She is also at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action (bad news): Slovakia. Anzor Chentiev extradited to Russia

Further information on UA: 146/14 Index: EUR 72/005/2014 Issue Date: 11 July 2014

Ethnic Chechen Anzor Chentiev, who was seeking asylum in Slovakia, has been extradited to Russia, where he might be at risk of torture and unfair trial.

The Slovak Ministry of Interior has confirmed that Anzor Chentiev was extradited to Russia on 6 July, as requested by the Russian Federation, approved by the Slovak Ministry of Justice. This is despite the fact that Anzor Chentiev had re-applied for asylum in Slovakia on 3 June. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action (good news): Iran. Prisoners out of solitary confinement

Complementary information on UA 94/2014 MDE 13/025/2014 23 May 2014

All the Iranian prisoners taken to solitary confinement in Section 240 of Tehran’s Evin Prison after the 17 April raid, when security officers beat and injured political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, have been transferred back to Section 350. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action (follow-up): Indonesia. Prisoners of conscience Johan Teterissa and Johni Sinay, at risk of torture

Further information on UA: 237/12 Index: ASA 21/002/2014 Issue Date: 9 January 2014

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 20 FEBRUARY 2014.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Malukan prisoners of conscience, Johan Teterissa and Johni Sinay, have been ill-treated by security personnel in Batu prison, Central Java. Both men are now at risk of further ill-treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: Sudan. Sudanese lawyer Magdi Saleem held incommunicado ,

UA: 269/13 Index: AFR 54/022/2013 Issue Date: 30 September 2013

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 11 NOVEMBER 2013 TO:
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

Magdi Saleem, has been detained in an undisclosed location without charge by the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) following his arrest in Wad Medani, Sudan, on 24 September. Magdi Saleem was demonstrating against the government and exercising his right to peaceful assembly. He is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other forms of ill treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

Urgent action: Syria. Activist's brother, Salah al-Shogre (or al-Shogri), detained, risks torture

UA: 242/12 Index: MDE 24/072/12 Issue Date: 17 August 2012

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 28 SEPTEMBER 2012. Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

A 17-year-old boy, Salah al-Shogre (or al-Shogri), brother of a detained activist, was arrested on 28 July in Syria and has been held incommunicado since then. His whereabouts are unknown, and he may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. [ Lire la suite » ]

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