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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September 13, 2013

‘Ali Hatem ‘Ali Salman, a Bahraini boy aged 14, was released on bail on 10 September. The Juvenile Prosecution is still investigating his case.

August 28, 2013

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offense” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International,...

August 2, 2013

Three brothers who are members of a dissident organization are being detained on trumped-up charges. Amnesty International believes them to be prisoners of conscience.

August 2, 2013

A 15-year-old boy, Hussain al-Hawaj, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by a Bahraini court on 9 June for participation in a protest, arson and rioting. He is held in Jaw prison for adults....