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May 19, 2015

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.

October 13, 2015

A 16-year-old whose parents are detained as part of a crackdown on legal activists in China has been placed under house arrest. He had crossed the border into Myanmar along with two activists, and...

October 13, 2015
Angolan human rights defender José Marcos Mavungo was sentenced to six-years in prison on 14 September, on charges of ‘rebellion’, a crime against the security of the state. He has been in detention s...
October 9, 2015

Iranian civil society activists Omid Alishenas and Asou Rostami have been sentenced to long prison terms after grossly unfair trials on national security charges for their peaceful activism. They a...