In Memory of Michael Brown

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August 31, 2015

Khalida Jarrar’s trial, before an Israeli military court, began on 25 August. Two witnesses for the prosecution retracted their statements, claiming the Israeli authorities had obtained them under...

August 24, 2015

On 30 July, an unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, northern India, ordered that a Dalit woman and her teenage sister be raped and paraded naked. The sisters and their fami...

August 13, 2015

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus have been sentenced to eight-and-a-half and seven years in prison, respectively, on 13 August. Arif Yunus’s health has deter...

August 6, 2015

Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, imprisoned since 5 May, was taken to hospital on 1 August suffering from partial paralysis. She is being denied the specialized treatment she needs,...