June 1, 2015

American Torture Story

Majid Khan was tortured, including being subjected to forced rectal feeding, by US officials. Don't let them bury the truth!

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July 8, 2015
The verdict is due on 26 September in the trial of human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others, who witnessed the killing of a poet in Cairo. They are at risk of a prison sentence of up to five y...
June 16, 2015

The appeal against Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja’s three-year prison sentence started on 15 June and was adjourned until 13 September. If the sentence is upheld, she will be a prisoner of con...

June 11, 2015

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison after three months detained for peaceful demonstrations. She was a prisoner of conscience.

June 10, 2015

Atena Farghadani, a 28-year-old artist, has been sentenced to twelve years and nine months in prison for drawing a cartoon depicting members of Iran's parliament with animal heads.