Category Archives: Urgent Actions

Urgent Actions sind das schnellste und effizienteste Mittel, um bedrohten Menschen zu helfen. Mit Urgent Actions können Sie sich für Menschen einsetzen, die unmittelbar vor Folter, Todesstrafe oder anderen akuten Situationen bedroht sind. In fast der Hälfte der Fälle sind Urgent Actions erfolgreich.
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Jailed blogger on hunger strike

Vietnamese blogger Ta Phong Tan, serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since 13 May in protest at her harsh treatment by prison guards. She is reported to be weak and in poor health. She is a … Continue reading

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Six human rights activists have been sentenced to four years and four months’ imprisonment in Myanmar solely for participating in a peaceful demonstration against the shooting to death of a protester. They must be immediately and unconditionally released. On 15 … Continue reading

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Thousands of refugees and migrants are at risk of death in seas around Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia after authorities have pushed back boats or refused to let them land.   A model letter can be found here.    Up to 8,000 … Continue reading

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UA Myanmar: Thousands at risk of forced Eviction

Thousands of people are at risk of being forcibly evicted from their homes and farms to make way for the Letpadaung copper mine in central Myanmar. A sample letter can be found here. On 24 March 2015 the President’s office … Continue reading

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