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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February 21, 2013

Following two recent secret executions in India, there is fear that the Indian authorities may execute nine other prisoners whose petitions for mercy have not yet been ruled on.

February 18, 2013

Four men are at imminent risk of execution after their petitions for mercy were rejected. They were sentenced to death in 2004 for their involvement in a landmine explosion.

December 17, 2012

Aparna Marandi, a human rights defender who has been repeatedly targeted by the government for her activities, was arrested on 8 December. She is being detained and is at imminent risk ill-treatmen...

November 6, 2012

More than 50 persons charged with sedition for leading an 18-month-long protest against a Russian-built nuclear plant risk arbitrary detention for planned protests during President Putin’s visit to...