In Memory of Michael Brown

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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 17, 2015

Action for Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, whose forced disappearance since December 2012 has not been thoroughly investigated by the Lao authorities.

August 14, 2015

Gennady Afanasiyev, a key a witness for the prosecution in the trial of Ukrainian activists Oleg Sentsov and Aleksandr Kolchenko, has withdrawn the testimony that he gave under torture. He has been...

August 7, 2015

Five media workers have been released under a presidential amnesty in Myanmar. They had been serving two-year prison sentences for their peaceful journalistic activities.