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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March 6, 2014

Aleksey Polikhovich, prisoner of conscience and one of the Bolotnaya case convicts, was severely beaten by an escorting police officer at the Moscow Zamoskvoretskiy court on 24 February.

January 10, 2014

Qatari medical doctor Mahmoud al-Jaidah, who is facing an unfair trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been ill-treated in prison.

December 26, 2013
Soldiers in Mexico soldiers tortured and raped Miriam López for 7 months as they tried to force her to confess to drug trafficking. Miriam lives in fear while her abusers enjoy impunity.
November 7, 2013

A victim of torture could be at risk of reprisals after being released from arbitrary detention. State authorities refuse to acknowledge his innocence and the torturers remain at large.