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 3, 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."...

March 27, 2014

A leader of the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo receives a death threat. A few days before, several armed men attacked and threatened the community following the forced eviction of 43 families.

March 19, 2014

Activists in Samara, Russian Federation, received death threats after staging a protest against Russia’s military intervention in Crimea.

March 6, 2014

An Indigenous family of land activists received a death threat on 27 February. The family is struggling to preserve their land against the construction of a wind farm.