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August 24, 2015

Iranian retired university professor Hossein Rafiee has begun serving a prison sentence handed down in 2004 for his peaceful political activism. Hossein Rafiee is 70 and has several health problems...

August 24, 2015

Mohammed Allan ended his hunger-strike on 20 August after the Israeli High Court ruled that his administrative detention order be suspended because of his medical condition. Two days earlier, he ha...

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 20, 2015

Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan was released from prison and deported to the United States on 30 May, after spending one year and nine months in jail in Egypt.