February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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April 11, 2014

On 9 April magazine editor, Bhekithemba Makhubu, and human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko, were re-detained. They had spent 20 days in detention for criticizing a public official.

April 10, 2014

The trial of Ahmad Mshaima’ has resumed despite allegations of him being tortured in detention. There is been no known investigation into the matter and Ahmad's health is now deteriorating.

April 8, 2014

Detained journalist and prisoner of conscience Lu Maw Naing is in ill-health in a Myanmar prison. He and four others are on trial in connection with their journalistic activities.

April 4, 2014

POC Liu Hua, an anti-corruption activist who exposed abuses in China’s Re-Education Through Labor (RTL) system, has been criminally detained on charges of “picking quarrels and making troubles."...