On January 9, Saudi Arabian authorities publicly lashed Raif Badawi 50 times – the first flogging meted after Raif was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years imprisonment in May 2014.
Human rights defender Marino Alvarado and his nine-year-old son were attacked by three armed men in their home. He, his family and other colleagues may be at risk of further attacks.
Imprisoned Cuban artist Danilo Maldonado Machado ended his hunger strike on 1 October after being told by a state official that he would be released in 15 days. He remains a prisoner of conscience...
Bahraini resident Ibrahim Karimi has been arrested in connection with messages posted on Twitter. He says he was forced to “confess” to charges. He has been stateless since 2012, when his nationali...
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