May 6, 2014

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More than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls have been kidnapped and reportedly forced to marry their captors. Urge authorities to #BringBackOurGirls!

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July 21, 2014

A migrant of Afro-descendant origin has been in prison in Mexico since 2009. He was tortured to falsely implicate himself. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.

July 18, 2014

On 17 July Bhekithemba Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were convicted on two charges of contempt of court in the High Court in Mbabane, Swaziland.

July 15, 2014

Five media workers in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment with hard labor in connection with their journalistic activities. All five are prisoners of conscience.

July 11, 2014

Civil society activist Ruslan Kutaev has been sentenced to four years imprisonment following an unfair trial in Russia.