February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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April 17, 2014

Egyptian authorities have detained three female students on trumped-up charges. The women are POC's, held solely for the peaceful exercise of their rights to freedom of expression and assembly.

April 10, 2014

The trial of Ahmad Mshaima’ has resumed despite allegations of him being tortured in detention. There is been no known investigation into the matter and Ahmad's health is now deteriorating.

April 3, 2014

POC Liu Hua, an anti-corruption activist who exposed abuses in China’s Re-Education Through Labor (RTL) system, has been criminally detained on charges of “picking quarrels and making troubles."...

April 3, 2014

A draft law, which will make repeated violation of the already restrictive rules governing public assemblies a criminal offense, has been tabled in the Russian parliament.