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August 24, 2015

Photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan, has been referred to a criminal court. He has spent more than two years in pre-trial detention, which is against Egyptian law. Shawkan’s health i...

August 14, 2015

Iranian writer and film producer Mostafa Azizi, a permanent resident of Canada, has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment. He has been convicted of vague and overly broad national security-re...

July 23, 2015

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab has been released on medical grounds. He is still facing separate charges, for which he could face up to 10 years in prison.

July 21, 2015

Economist Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and newspaper editor Fernando Mbanze have been charged with crimes against the security of the state in relation to a Facebook post on poor governance in Mozambi...